Towards costeffective aids for patients with diabetes mellitus: explorative research for better communication between patients and healthcare professionals

A part of the patients with diabetes uses aids for monitoring glucose levels and insulin injections. For optimal results it is important that the right aid is used on the right manner. Research shows that this can be improved.

How communicate patients and healthcare professionals about choosing aids and using them and how can this be improved?

Workshops with patients and healthcare professionals, literature study, and interviews with stakeholders, observations of consultations.

Insight into the current healthcare and possible improvements.
In this project we work together with
Diabetes Vereniging Nederland, Verpleegkundigen en verzorgenden Nederland, Diabetesfederatie Nederland, UMC Groningen, UMC Radboud, Koninklijke Nederlandse Maatschappij ter bevordering der Pharmacie, Rijksuniversiteit Groningen, Zilveren Kruis