BioScience Trends. 2015;9(3):205-206. (DOI: 10.5582/ bst.2015.01058)

Expected role of medical technologists in diabetes mellitus education teams.

Kotani K, Imazato T, Anzai K


The expected role of medical technologists within diabetes mellitus education teams was surveyed. In addition to items regarding laboratory examinations and results themselves, good communication with patients and education team members was highly required. When medical technologists sufficiently follow this role, it would aid patients to cope with life with diabetes mellitus.

KEYWORDS: Communication, diabetes education, professionalism, SMBG

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