J Korean Diabetes.  2016 Jun;17(2):117-122. 10.4093/jkd.2016.17.2.117.

Social Welfare Information for Patients with Diabetes Mellitus

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  • 1Medical Social Worker, Social Work Team, Hallym University Chuncheon Sacred Heart Hospital, Chuncheon, Korea. jy0305@hallym.or.kr

Abstract

Recently as indicated by the various media, patients with diabetes mellitus are constantly increasing. It has been a heavy burden on socio-economic aspects. Diabetes is closely related to decreased quality of life by complications. In particular, the economic difficulties of the people with diabetes were to have a negative effect in diabetes management. It is the role of the diabetes educator to help patients with diabetes by providing an economic support welfare information to help manage the disease.

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Diabetes mellitus; Social welfare
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