Teaching Adult Learners about Type 2 Diabetes


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Teaching Adult learners about Type 2 Diabetes- Lesson Plan -needs assessment
Self-care is an important aspect of disease management because it enables the patient to assess, monitor and recognize conditions that require medical attention and can prevent the exacerbation of minor problems that the patient can attend to. Type II diabetes is a chronic medical condition in which self-care is an important aspect of the comprehensive management plan because of the need for frequent blood glucose monitoring that occur in the patient’s home. A study by Peel, Lawton and Douglas (2007) has demonstrated the economic benefits of education and training in diabetes self-care. This paper provides a description of a diabetic lesson plan for a group of...
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