Empowerment and Self-Management of Diabetes
A gap currently exists between the promise and the reality of diabetes care. Practical interventions that facilitate collaborative relationships and foster patient-centered practices are the key to closing this gap.
Martha M. Funnell, MS, RN, CDE, is a clinical nurse specialist and Director for Administration at the Michigan Diabetes Research and Training Center in the Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Department of Internal Medicine, and Robert M. Anderson, EdD, is a professor of medical education in the Department of Medical Education at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor.
- American Diabetes Association