Improving Diabetes Care in the Military Primary Care Clinic: Case Study Review
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This research study combines qualitative and quantitative methodology in reflectively exploring positive case studies to ascertain strategies that enabled patients to engage in self-management. Moreover, this study seeks to better understand how applying the ADA Standards of Care in a military primary care clinic would impact clinical outcomes in patients. Case studies were selected based upon poor clinical markers at baseline and those that required application of innovative and creative strategies to improve self-management. The cases are representative of some common themes within the patient with type 2 diabetes in a military primary care clinic.