What is it about?

We have tested the effect of nurse-led DSME on knowledge score, adherence to recommended self-care practices and diabetes self-efficacy

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Why is it important?

We have tested low-literate friendly nurse-DSME in Sub-Saharan African context


We have customized DSME package that has been mainly practiced in developed countries to SSA country, Ethiopia. Our finding showed improved knowledge and self-care practice related to diet and foot care.

Mr Fikadu Balcha Hailu
Jimma University

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This page is a summary of: Diabetes Self-Management Education (DSME) – Effect on Knowledge, Self-Care Behavior, and Self-Efficacy Among Type 2 Diabetes Patients in Ethiopia: A Controlled Clinical Trial, Diabetes Metabolic Syndrome and Obesity, November 2019, Taylor & Francis, DOI: 10.2147/dmso.s223123.
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