Teaching Project: Newly Diagnosed Patient with Type 2 Diabetes Introduction According to Shani and Venkatesan (2007), diabetes is an iceberg disease in terms of its epidemic proportions and increasing prevalence and incidence. Teaching comprises a form of caring and enables the patient with diabetes to have enhanced autonomy and to make informed decisions (Rankin, Stallings & London, 2005). The overall goal of client teaching related to being newly diagnosed with diabetes is maintaining and promoting health along with preventing complications such as cardiovascular disease (Ross-Kerr & Wood, 2009). The client must understand that diabetes is a chronic and progressive disease but, with effective teaching, he can achieve...The end:
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