Interventions for self-management of type 2 diabetes: An integrative review

ConclusionsResearch exploring the impact of interventions for self-management has made major contributions to the care of persons with type 2 diabetes, from offering suggestions for improving care, to stimulating new questions for research. However, implications for clinical practice remain inconclusive, and limitations in existing research suggest caution in interpreting results of studies.
Source: International Journal of Nursing Sciences - Category: Nursing Source Type: research

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