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Journal Article
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Morrison, Errol Y.; Less, L.
Author Affiliation, Ana.
Department of Basic Medical Sciences
Article Title
The volunteer in diabetes education
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Caribbean Health
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Date of Publication
2001
Volume ID
4
Issue ID
5
Page(s)
27-29
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Abstract
People with diabetes who are knowledgeable about their condition and have accepted responsibly for managing their condition can make the life style changes that are necessary for good control with the support of health care givers. The Diabetes Association of Jamaica has trained volunteers to educate diabetics and the government of Jamaica and other international bodies have endorsed the programme used. The training includes diagnosis criteria, the types of diabetes, what happens in diabetes, and management of the problem. Armed with this knowledge volunteer diabetes educators can assist patients to reduce the rate of development of complications.....
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