J Korean Diabetes.  2018 Jun;19(2):106-112. 10.4093/jkd.2018.19.2.106.

Current Status and Effects of Nutrition Education Programs for Diabetic Patients in Korea

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  • 1Korean Institute of Dietetic Education and Evaluation, Seoul, Korea. kjjini77@gmail.com

Abstract

Diabetes mellitus is a chronic disease that requires continuous self-management to prevent complications. Diet therapy is essential for the treatment of diabetes mellitus, and proper nutrition education should be provided to patients so that changes in eating habits and lifestyle can be induced. This review examines the current status and effects of nutrition education programs for diabetic patients in Korea.

Keyword

Diabetes mellitus; Nutrition education; Self-management

MeSH Terms

Chronic Disease
Diabetes Mellitus
Diet Therapy
Eating
Education*
Humans
Korea*
Life Style
Self Care
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