Structured diabetes education for children and adolescents
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Structured diabetes education for children and adolescents

David Chaney Sport, psychology and nursing partnership manager, lecturer in nursing/option leader diabetes, School of Nursing, University of Ulster, Derry

The implementation of structured diabetes education for children and adolescents with type 1 diabetes has gained momentum in the past few years. This article reviews government policy in respect of structured diabetes education, evidence about such programmes for children and adolescents, and problems of methodological inadequacy of past research in this area.

Nursing Standard. 27, 6,41-47. doi: 10.7748/ns2012.10.27.6.41.c9350

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