Learning Plan for Diabetes Self-Management


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Learning Plan for Diabetes Self-Management
A large number of adults in the United States have a low literacy. About 14.5% of adults cannot read or understand any information in English or are unable to find information in simple passages easily (National Center for Education Statistics, n.d.). This means that chances are that a significant number of patients who utilize the healthcare system do not understand written instructions. It is important to design health education material for all of the patient populations at their specific literacy levels in order to ensure compliance with health instructions. In the group of diabetics with low literacy in my nursing practice there are self-management instructions on healthy food choices that...
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