Attitudes, wishes, and needs of diabetes patients and their relatives: Turkish data from the DAWN2 study


TARKUN İ. , Dumanli Ozgoksu S.

TURKISH JOURNAL OF MEDICAL SCIENCES, vol.47, no.2, pp.447-454, 2017 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 47 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2017
  • Doi Number: 10.3906/sag-1509-67
  • Title of Journal : TURKISH JOURNAL OF MEDICAL SCIENCES
  • Page Numbers: pp.447-454

Abstract

Background/aim: The DAWN2 (Diabetes Attitudes, Wishes, and Needs) study was conducted in order to ascertain the wishes, needs, and attitudes of diabetes patients, their relatives, and healthcare professionals. The study was conducted across 17 countries, including Turkey, and its objective was to introduce policies that could successfully meet these requirements. In this article, the needs, wishes, and attitudes of diabetes patients and their relatives in Turkey are compared with those from other countries.