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Advising people newly diagnosed with diabetes about diet

Publication date: Monday, 19 May 2008
Contributor(s): Paul McArdle

Do you see patients with diabetes? Do you advise them about their diet? If so, you have an incredibly important role in developing patients' self-confidence and empowering them to be able to make healthier choices. In this article we look at how to advise patients newly diagnosed with diabetes about diet. A patient-centred approach is vital, with advice offered in a supportive, non-judgmental and non-didactic manner.

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Category: Editorial
Edition: Volume 5, Number 3, May-June 2008
Print edition page(s): 145-147
Contributor(s): Paul McArdle

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