Promotie: dhr. N. Kleefstra, 14.45 uur, Academiegebouw, Broerstraat 5, Groningen
Proefschrift: Self-care interventions in type 2 diabetes
Promotor(s): prof.dr. H.J.G. Bilo, prof.dr. R.O.B. Gans
Faculteit: Medische Wetenschappen
Contact: via de persvoorlichters van het UMCG, tel. 050-361 2200, e-mail:
Self-care interventions in type 2 diabetes
Increasing physical activity, a healthier diet, reduction of alcohol consumption and quitting smoking can provide a lot of health benefits for patients with type 2 diabetes. This kind of ‘active’ self-care interventions are often difficult to achieve in daily practice, or hard to sustain. In this thesis, studies are presented on the effectiveness and experience on a number of ’passive’ self-care interventions that are popular in patients.
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