Family support improves diabetes self-care, study shows

A study in Diabetes Care found that diabetes patients whose family members did not show specific supportive behaviors were less likely to adhere to their medications and had worse glucose control compared with those who had supportive family members. Researchers said interventions should include family education and motivation about supporting diabetes self-care.

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