Intensive Patient Education

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Patient education is necessary for successful management of chronic diseases such as diabetes. A patient will diabetes has to monitor their insulin levels throughout the day. They also have to be educated on certain foods to avoid and other foods that help manage the disease process. In the hospital setting, there is usually more emphasis placed on fixing the problem at hand, rather than helping them better manage the disease that they are having to live with. I believe that there needs to be more emphasis on keeping the diabetic out of the hospital and if possible getting them off of their insulin if they are a type 2 diabetic. In the article titled, “Intensive Patient Education Improves Glycaemic Control in Diabetes Compared to Conventional

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