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| Published: December 31, 2020

Impact of counselling among type-2 diabetes patients

DIP: 18.01.137/20200804

DOI: 10.25215/0804.137

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The prevalence of diabetes in India has grown over the past decade. Diabetic patients develop complications due to poor awareness regarding the disease and inadequate glycemic control. Patient education is the most effective way to lessen the complications of diabetes and its management. Awareness on Diabetes and its complication has become an integral and essential part of type-2 Diabetes care for both health professionals and the patients themselves. There is increasing amount of evidence that patient education is the most effective way to lessen the complications of diabetes and its management. Patient counselling is a process that improves patient’s ability to cope with their disease and make informed decisions regarding management and medication. It helps motivate patients to change any harmful dietary and lifestyle habits. Educational interventions involving patient and family members, enhancing communication between the physician and patient, cognitive-behaviour interventions, psychoanalytical technique, lifestyle changes, active coping methods, self-motivation, social skills, coping skills and drug treatment are a key and effective strategies in boosting the patient’s ability to follow a prescribed medication regimen. Multidisciplinary approaches can support adherence success and enable a more effective management of diabetes care.

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Sonal N. Kanojia @ sonalkanojia.sk@gmail.com

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ISSN 2348-5396

ISSN 2349-3429

18.01.137/20200804

10.25215/0804.137

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Published in   Volume 08, Issue 4, October-December, 2020