Table 2

Topics in each of the 12 group self-management education sessions
Session Topics
Session 1 Overview of self-management and diabetes
Setting goals and making an action plan
Session 2 Relaxation/cognitive symptom management
Session 3 Increasing aerobic exercise
Session 4 Healthy eating
Meal planning
Session 5 Managing medications
Insulin injection
Session 6 Fatigue management
Dealing with anger/fear/frustration
Session 7 Routine medical checkups
Understanding the results of blood tests
Session 8 Preventing and treating acute hypoglycemia
Session 9 Hypertension management
Session 10 Diabetic foot care
Session 11 Communicating and working as a partner with the healthcare team
Seeking support from family and friends
Session 12 Planning for the future

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Liu et al. BMC Public Health 2012 12:1043   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-12-1043

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