Effectiveness of Group-Based Diabetes Self-Management Education in Type II Diabetes Patients in Yazd

Mohammad Hakimian, Najme Sadrpoushan, Abolhasani Farid, Shahreza
2015 IRANIAN JOURNAL OF DIABETES AND OBESITY   unpublished
Objective: The aim of current study was evaluation of groupbased diabetes self-management education (group-based DSME) effectiveness in improving glycemic control among type 2 diabetic patients attending the Yazd Diabetes Research Center in 2014. Materials and Methods: The study design was quasiexperimental with control group.In this study, 62 diabetic patients were randomly allocated into intervention and control groups. Patients in intervention group participated in 12 weekly workshops over 3
more » ... ly workshops over 3 months and patients in control group received routine diabetes care. HbA1c levels were assessed at baseline and after 12 weeks in both intervention and control groups at the beginning and at the end of the study.
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