The training workshop, held at the Sharjah Training and Development Center, aimed to improve diabetes self-management
by evaluating patients' awareness levels on the disease and self-care patterns, in addition to evaluating improvements in the quality of their lives, to achieve the set diabetes goals within the UAE National Agenda 2021.
This finding is also consistent with the views stated in literature related to diabetes self-management
The Al Bawasil Diabetes Camp is designed to serve as a platform to teach diabetes self-management
Learning how to inject insulin at the Al Bawasil Diabetes Camp The Al Bawasil Diabetes Camp is designed to serve as a platform to teach diabetes self-management
The conditions are: age 18 years or older; completion of a diabetes self-management
education program; documented blood glucose self-testing an average of at least four times per day; treatment program including at least three insulin injections per day with frequent self-adjustments of insulin dose for at least two months.
module, referred to Health Belief Model approach, was done using reference from various sources and was organized to become six sessions: The first session had the theme of description of DM; the second session had the theme of DM diet; the third session had the theme of physical activities; the fourth session had the theme of diabetes leg gymnastics and diabetes leg nursing care; the fifth session had the theme of the route and the days of illness; and the sixth session had the theme of stress management.
The diabetes self-management
instrument developed by Lin et al, (23) can be used to assess how patients with type 2 diabetes take care of themselves, to implement interventions tailored to the needs of individual patients, and to develop patient-centered teaching materials.
is imperative and dramatically impacts glycosylated hemoglobin (A1C) values; for each percentage point decrease in the A1C, risk for microvascular complications decreases by 40% (CDC, 2014).
New standards for diabetes self-management
education and support outline 10 key evidence-based standards for services that meet the Medicare diabetes self-management
training regulations, although they do not guarantee coverage.
However, the complex nature of diabetes self-management
may benefit from an interprofessional approach (Jackson et al.
Its this interconnected diabetes management system that changes the way patients see their blood sugar and enables physicians like me to help them find the right track to better diabetes self-management
In addition to discussing clinical practice guidelines, the summit also featured sessions on strengthening the relationship and improving communication between patients and health care professionals for better diabetes self-management