Support Self-management

Supporting patients in setting goals for starting and staying on track with healthy living behaviours requires effective communication techniques and individualized plans for healthy eating, physical activity, medication adherence, etc. as well as identifying barriers to achieving goals and providing guidance and assistance with solutions to those barriers.

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Relevant Chapters

Chapter 7 Self-Management Education and Support
Chapter 10 Physical Activity and Diabetes
Chapter 11 Nutrition Therapy
Chapter 18 Diabetes and Mental Health
Chapter 32 Foot Care

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