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Att stödja patienter med diabetes typ II till egenvård
University West, Department of Nursing, Health and Culture, Divison of Caring Sciences, postgraduate level.
University West, Department of Nursing, Health and Culture, Divison of Caring Sciences, postgraduate level.
2015 (Swedish)Independent thesis Advanced level (professional degree), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesisAlternative title
Supporting patients with diabetes type II into self-care (English)
Abstract [en]

Background: Diabetes type II is a chronic disease and the most common form of diabetes. It is a metabolic disease that involves chronic hyper glycemia. The disease is a global health concern given the risks of developing complications and high mortality. To understandthe disease andknow whatself-caremeans is important to be able to manage the disease in an independent way. To get a good self-care the patient needs to be motivated and have a willingness to take responsibility for their own self-care.

Aim:

The purpose of this study was to describe how the district nurses support patients with diabetes type II to get self-care.

Method: An inductive and qualitative study was set up. Twelve districts nurses were interviewed and a qualitative content analysis was chosen as the method of analysis for this study.

Results: The results of the study resulted in six main categories; listening to see the person, support for change, conditions for a good self-care, individualizing information and cooperate for good self-care. And one main theme: Self-care- take control over your own life.

Conclusion: The conclusion of the study's results describe that: to promote a good self-care requires that the district nurses create a good relationship with patients by seeing the patient as a whole with a personal responsibility for their health.

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2015. , p. 20
Keywords [en]
Diabetes type II, District nurse, Own responsibility, Personalized information, Self-care
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Nursing
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URN: urn:nbn:se:hv:diva-7748Local ID: EXD800OAI: oai:DiVA.org:hv-7748DiVA, id: diva2:822954
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Nursing science
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Sjuksköterskeprogrammet
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Available from: 2015-06-22 Created: 2015-06-17 Last updated: 2015-06-22Bibliographically approved

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