Interventions in Obesity & Diabetes

Perspectives of Nursing in the Care of the Patient with Diabetes Mellitus

  • Open or Close Belkis Gelvez1, Maribel Osorio2, Freddy Contreras3* and Manuel Velasco4

    1Professor Physiopathology EE-UCV, Central University of Venezuela, Venezuela

    2Associate Professor of Educational Sciences, Central University of Venezuela, Venezuela

    3Associate Professor of Physiopathology, Central University of Venezuela, Venezuela

    4Professor of Pharmacology, Central University of Venezuela, Venezuela

    *Corresponding author: Freddy Contreras, Associate Professor Physiopathology, Central University of Venezuela, Venezuela

Submission: January 30, 2018; Published: February 23, 2018

DOI: 10.31031/IOD.2018.01.000509

ISSN: 2578-0263
Volume1 Issue2


Individuals suffering diabetes mellitus should participate actively in educational interventions, focused on self-care, that is, caring for and taking care of it-self. These actions ought to include caregivers and family group, and should be given by health professionals trained in therapeutic education in diabetes. Objective: To review the different models of care in people with diabetes. Conclusion: In order to achieve effective and effective selfmanagement in the management of diabetes, it is imperative that all caregivers adopt the chronic care model, (MCC) in order to achieve the goals of metabolic control, adherence and quality of life. MCC appears to be a most effective option for offering high quality comprehensive care, based on evidence.

Keywords: Diabetes mellitus; Health care; Self-care; Self-management; Chronic care models; Education

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