›› 2011, Vol. 31 ›› Issue (2): 234-.doi: 10.3969/j.issn.1674-8115.2011.02.026

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Group psychotherapy for diabetes education

CAI Yi-ting, WANG Li-hua, LIU Wei   

  1. Department of Endocrinology, Renji Hospital, Shanghai Jiaotong University School of Medicine, Shanghai 200127, China
  • Online:2011-02-28 Published:2011-03-01
  • Supported by:

    Foundation from Shanghai Pudong New Area Social Development Bureau, PW-2008D-1


Diabetes education plays an important role in diabetes management. At present, the forms of diabetes education are various, and the contents are rich in china, while there is much room for exploration. However, some other countries have developed definite standards for diabetes education. The long-term compliance of patients after receiving diabetes education needs to be improved. Diabetes education with patient-centered group psychotherapy might help patients get rid of fear and worry about diabetes by interaction between members, and improve lifestyle and compliance.

Key words: diabetes education, group psychotherapy, long-term compliance