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Cultural Competency and Diabetes

"The Texas Tech Medcast is a podcast for medical residents, medical students, practicing physicians, and others involved in medical education and high quality, patient-centered primary care." "This episode addresses cultural competency and the importance of cultural sensitivity in interactions with patients who have diabetes.. Learning Objectives: the physician audience should be able to: Describe the significance of the physician's own medical culture in dealing with patients; Outline the cultural challenges that are unique to diabetes and diabetic patients; and Use the Kleinman Explanatory Model to help cope with patient and family needs as well as to interpret the culture of Western medicine to others Podcast Pearl: The importance of language issues and using translators to improve... Show More


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