Social support and coping in adults with type 2 diabetes

Cost
: 2 credits
Expiry Date
: None
CPD Units
: 2.00 Points
Rating
: 2.7/4

The aim of this study was to explore whether patients with poor perceived social support have lower levels of well-being and coping than patients with good social support.

Keywords: Social support; coping; Type 2 diabetes

Reading material:

Educational Objectives

Editor's comments:
Social support plays a pivotal role in patients with diabetes and is important in enabling them to cope effectively with the disease. There is a dearth of research on social support and coping in patients with diabetes in South Africa.

Educational Outcomes:
Upon completion of this module practitioners should have a clear understanding of:

  1. The importance of social support in patients with diabetes.
  2. Coping and emotional distress in patients with diabetes.

Instruction for this Module

  • Read the supplied reading material and complete the quiz at the end
  • You need to pass the quiz and complete the course rating to generate the module certificate at the end
  • You have three attempts to pass the quiz
  • The pass grade is 70%
  • Please click on the CPD certificate link to claim your certificate and to update your CPD Manager

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