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Diabetes

Stephanie Zaza, Peter A. Briss and Kate W. Harris

in The Guide to Community Preventive Services

Published in print February 2005 | ISBN: 9780195151091
Published online September 2009 | e-ISBN: 9780199864973 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195151091.003.0005
 Diabetes

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This chapter summarizes the conclusions and recommendations from the Task Force on interventions to reduce the burden of diabetes. For interventions in the healthcare system, the Task Force recommends both disease management and case management. To improve diabetes self-management education (DSME), the Task Force recommends delivering DSME in community gathering places for adults with type 2 diabetes and in the home for adolescents with type 1 diabetes.

Keywords: community health; diabetes; disease management; diabetes self-management education; health interventions

Chapter.  14033 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology

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