Overview of existing guidelines on effective training for health professionals and other stakeholders, aimed at improving the health literacy of and empowering persons with diabetes

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Education and health professionals training programs for people with type 2 diabetes: a review of quality criteria

Education for persons with diabetes is considered an integral component of diabetes care, and it is intended mainly to develop skills in self-management and contribute to the patient‘s empowerment. Effective education needs trained health professionals, with expertise in education and diabetes management. The paper presents a review of quality criteria for patient education and health professionals training programs.

This paper is part of a series of publications on diabetes, published in October 2015 in the Italian Annali. Click here to access the preface and the other articles.

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