Teaching Project on Diabetes Self-Care Management

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Teaching Project on Diabetes Self-Care Management
Introduction
Teaching is a form of caring and, in relation to diabetes, enables the patient to make informed decisions and to promote their autonomy (Rankin, Stallings & London, 2005). The learners were 13 adolescents with diabetes between the ages of 12-17 who had been identified by school nurses as failing to comply with previous teaching and their health regimen. The Canadian Diabetes Association (2010, p. 12) defines diabetes as a disease where “the body either cannot produce insulin or cannot properly use the insulin it produces”. As a result, high levels of glucose are produced in the blood and they can lead to organ, blood, and nerve damage. Adolescents have a very high incidence...
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