Study backs referrals to diabetes educators

People with type 2 diabetes have a poor understanding of their disease if they do not have access to a diabetes educator, a Victorian study has shown.

A diabetes knowledge assessment test taken by 181 patients with type 2 diabetes showed that they generally had limited understanding of the condition and how to manage it, University of Melbourne researchers found.

Their findings, published in PLOS One, were based on a multiple choice test designed