Published in Hospital Law Weekly, October 19th, 2006
Researchers in England conducted a study "to develop a patient-centred, group-based self-management programme (X-PERT), based on theories of empowerment and discovery learning, and to assess the effectiveness of the programme on clinical, lifestyle and psychosocial outcomes."
T.A. Deakin and colleagues at Burnley General Hospital explained, "Adults with Type 2 diabetes (n=314), living in Burnley, Pendle or Rossendale, Lancashire, U.K. were randomized to either individual appointments (control group) (n=157) or the X-PERT Programme...
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