Language use while interviewing someone with diabetes can have a profound impact on the meaningfulness of the interaction.
Which of the following comments uses a person-centered approach and exemplifies the use of updated diabetes language?
As educators, advocates, spouses, friends, and providers, our use of language can deeply affect the self-view of people living with diabetes every day.
Intentional communication is a powerful tool that can uncover trauma, identify barriers, and move both the provider and person with diabetes toward a greater understanding of the issues involved.
The language used in the health care setting is immensely important in determining trust, mutual respect, and meaningful long term relationships.
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