The Essential Roles of Nurse Practitioners to Promote Self-monitoring Blood Glucose of Thais Diagnosed with Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus in Sub-district Health Promotional Hospitals by Using the 4M’s Concept

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Kantaphon Chueahor
Parichat Arayajaru


            Self-Monitoring Blood Glucose (SMBG) is more likely to be useful in terms of controlling glycated haemoglobin (HbA1c) and preventing hypoglycemia among patients with diabetes mellitus. Therefore, patients with type 2 diabetes should have the knowledge and understanding to practice SMBG with diabetes self-management. Applying the concept of 4M (Man, Material, Money and Management) could be beneficial to improve the essential roles of nurse practitioners to promote SMBG among patients with type 2 diabetes in Sub-district Health Promotional Hospitals successfully and efficiently.

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