J Korean Diabetes.  2013 Sep;14(3):152-155. 10.4093/jkd.2013.14.3.152.

Social Welfare Approaches for Patients with Diabetes and Stroke

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  • 1Department Social Work, Kyung Hee University Hospital at Gangdong, Seoul, Korea. been31@lycos.co.kr

Abstract

Patients with diabetes who experience a stroke can face sudden physical and mental changes after the stroke occurs. Also, these changes not only aggravate from the family feeling of responsibility for care burden to patient, but also affect the patient's blood sugar control. The social welfare approach to this disease-related issue, psychosocial issue, economic issue and rehabilitation issue is for the diabetic patient with stroke to improve their self management ability, and to ultimately lead to integrated health management and a healthy life.

Keyword

The patient having diabetes with a stroke; Diabetes self-care; Social welfare approach

MeSH Terms

Blood Glucose
Humans
Self Care
Social Welfare
Stroke
Blood Glucose
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