Diabetes: Using the American Association of Diabetes Educators 7 (AADE 7) in Diabetes Self-Care Management
Rita Panayioto, RD, LD, CDE
Diabetes Course Coordinator
Grady Health System Diabetes Unit
Magnolia Coastlands AHEC
The American Association of Diabetes Educators has identified seven Self-Care Behaviors for patient education effective in promoting beneficial outcomes in diabetes management. The seven behaviors include: Healthy Eating, Being Active, Self Monitoring of Blood Glucose, Taking Medication, Problem Solving, Reducing Risks and Healthy Coping.
Educators/healthcare professionals familiar with strategies for the various learning styles and methods for promoting behavior change can use these 7 interventions for providing a comprehensive management plan. This presentation will outline the content area of the 7 Self-Care Behaviors along with methods for effective education in promoting behavior change.
At the end of the presentation, participants will be able to:
- List the AADE 7 Self-Care Behaviors.
- Outline content points for each of the 7 Self-Care Behaviors.
- Identify the educator's role in promoting Diabetes Self-care - Behaviors and strategies for behavior change.
Original program date: Oct 17, 2008
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- Computer speakers (built-in or attached)
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