Quality of primary care physicians’ communication of diabetes self-management during medical encounters with persons with diabetes mellitus in a resource-poor country

Published in: South African Family Practice
Volume 60, issue 6, 2018 , pages: 197–206
DOI: 10.1080/20786190.2018.1504864
Author(s): OS OjoFamily Medicine Department, Nigeria, SO MalomoFamily Medicine Department, Nigeria, AO EgunjobiFamily Medicine Department, Nigeria, AOA JimohFamily Medicine Department, Nigeria, MO OlowereFamily Medicine Department, Nigeria


Background: Most of the Nigerian studies on the determinants of diabetes self-management have focused on patient-related factors. There is no previous local study that examined the quality of diabetes self-management education provided by primary care physicians to people with diabetes mellitus.

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