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by D L Wolf, K L Kemmis, J Kavookjian, J Largay, J F Zrebiec, J Sidorov, T B Compton, C Cox, K Ernst, G Scheiner, N Soni, P C Butler, D Sherr, L Kolb, K Fitzner
Wolf D et al. Strategies for Improvement. SelfCare 2011;2(2):25-40
Despite the health benefits of physical activity, many people with diabetes are not physically active. In 2010, the American Association of Diabetes Educators hosted a Being Active Symposium during which 17 invited thought leaders examined current knowledge about physical activity in diabetes and translated evidence into diabetes care and self-management education.
by G Yiangou
Yiangou, G. Valuing self-care. SelfCare 2011;2(2):41-54
Self-care includes actions and measures individuals take to improve their health and well-being, prevent and decrease the likelihood of disease, and to restore health after illness or injury. Different methods are used in order to identify the nature and extent of the impact of self-care on different stakeholders and to inform and guide the design of health policy
A selection of newly published papers on self care from the worldwide literature
Every week, we will provide a brief summary and a link to the published abstract of newly published papers selected from the worldwide literature as being of particular interest to the SelfCare community.