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Making diabetes education more effective

By: Cynthia Saver, MS, RN, Editorial Director

Is individual or group education most effective for patients with diabetes?

A systematic review in the Journal of Nursing Scholarship indicates that each has a role. Individual education is most effective in reducing HbA1c, and group education is most effective for reductions in other key measures such as BMI and blood pressure.

Please read more about the study here.


The views and opinions expressed here are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the opinions or recommendations of the American Nurses Association, the Editorial Advisory Board members, or the Publisher, Editors and staff of American Nurse Journal. This has not been peer reviewed.

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