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Effectiveness of a group diabetes education programme in underserved communities in South Africa: pragmatic cluster randomized control trial

Bob Mash1*, Naomi Levitt2, Krisela Steyn3, Merrick Zwarenstein4 and Stephen Rollnick5

Author Affiliations

1 Family Medicine and Primary Care, Stellenbosch University, Box 19063, Tygerberg, 7505, South Africa

2 Diabetic Medicine and Endocrinology, University of Cape Town and Chronic Diseases Initiative in Africa, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Cape Town, P.Bag X3, Observatory 7935, Room J47 – 85, Old Groote Schuur Hospital Building, Cape Town, South Africa

3 Chronic Diseases Initiative in Africa, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Cape Town, P.Bag X3, Observatory, Room J47 – 85, Old Groote Schuur Hospital Building, Cape Town, 7935, South Africa

4 Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences and Department of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, University of Toronto, G1 06, 2075 Bayview Avenue, Toronto, ON, M4N 3M5, Canada

5 Professor of Health Care Communication, Department of Primary Care and Public Health, Cardiff University, Neuadd Meirionnydd Heath Park, Cardiff, WALES, CF14 4YS, UK

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BMC Family Practice 2012, 13:126  doi:10.1186/1471-2296-13-126

Published: 24 December 2012

Additional files

Additional file 1:

Group diabetic education. Training manual for health promoters.

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