Diabetessjuksköterskors upplevelser vid kostrådgivning till patienter med typ-2 diabetes

by Broholm, Kiki; Hertzman, Ami

Abstract (Summary)
The purpose of the study was to describe experiences of diabetic nurses in primary health care of Skaraborg, giving diet advice to patients with diabetes type II. The study investigates questions around responsibility of diabetic nurses, influences from other professionals and patients, difficulties in motivating the patient and an assumed discrepancy between ”guide for care” and nurses’ own attitude. The informants were six diabetic nurses with long work experiences. The design of the study was qualitative. Data collection was made by interviews and where transcribed and analysed with a content analysis. The result of the study consist of two categories; Cost advice from the patient’s perspective and Cost advice from the diabetic nurses’ perspective. The result of the study correspond to earlier research and highlights the meaning of the individual differences in conditions for the patients and the possibilities for the diabetic nurse to motivate the patient to changes and possibility to reach described targets.
Bibliographical Information:


School:Högskolan i Skövde

School Location:Sweden

Source Type:Master's Thesis



Date of Publication:08/13/2008

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