The way language is used – both verbal and written – reflects and shapes our thoughts, beliefs and behaviors. Language has the power to persuade, change or reinforce beliefs, discourse and stereotypes – for better or for worse.
Diabetes educators face many challenges when treating people with diabetes, such as achieving long-term glycaemic control. Developing countries have many issues such as low educations levels, often including illiteracy; lack of facilities; inappropriate nutrition or lack of access to nutrition; apathy and indifference and communication issues between health care teams and
Digital inclusion is growing exponentially. The internet has become a powerful tool for empowerment and adherence to treatment of chronic diseases such as diabetes. Its reach goes far beyond that which any specialist can hope to achieve.
CVD is the main cause of death in people with diabetes. The risk of developing CVD during diabetes is double compared to general population. Having a major CV event reduces life expectancy significantly.