'The Diabetes Educator' publishes systematic reviews for diabetes management

December 17, 2007

Each systematic review offers a critical appraisal of published research exploring the benefits of patients adhering to each of the seven behaviors (also known as the AADE7™) listed below: "Studies of various study designs were carefully reviewed using rigorous review criteria adopted the by American Diabetes Association," commented Diana Pihos, AADE Director of Communications. "Both strengths and weaknesses of the studies were critiqued, to help identify effective strategies for enhancing diabetes educators' effectiveness in educating patients in self-care behaviors. Remaining gaps in existing knowledge were also identified for each behavior division, providing direction for future researchers to follow."
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The November/December 2007 issue of The Diabetes Educator is available at no charge for a limited time at http://tde.sagepub.com/content/vol33/issue6/.

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