10. Diabetes: A Lifetime of Learning

  1. Trisha Dunning AM RN, MEd, PhD, CDE, FRCNA Professor
  1. Michelle Robins

Published Online: 31 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1002/9781118702666.ch10

Diabetes Education

Diabetes Education

How to Cite

Robins, M. (2012) Diabetes: A Lifetime of Learning, in Diabetes Education (ed T. Dunning AM), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd.,, West Sussex, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118702666.ch10

Author Information

  1. Corio Medical Centre, Corio, Victoria, Australia

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 31 MAR 2013
  2. Published Print: 13 SEP 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470656051

Online ISBN: 9781118702666

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Keywords:

  • American Association of Diabetes Educators (AADE);
  • Catchy phrases;
  • Consistent and correct terminology;
  • Cultural sensitivity and diabetes education;
  • Diabetes self-management education (DSME);
  • Health literacy;
  • Health professionals (HPs);
  • Type 1 diabetes (T1DM);
  • Type 2 diabetes (T2DM);
  • Visual aids and learning styles

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • The Clinical Experience

  • Learning Styles

  • Be Honest

  • Consistent and Correct Terminology

  • Simplifying Complex Concepts into Easier to Understand Concepts

  • Using the Individual's Knowledge and Experience

  • 'Catchy' Phrases

  • Visual Aids

  • Asking the Right Questions

  • Health Literacy

  • Group Education

  • Educating People with Disabilities

  • Being Flexible About where Diabetes Education is Delivered

  • Cultural Sensitivity and Diabetes Education

  • Be Aware of Language

  • Where to Start

  • Chapter Summary and Key Points

  • References