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Table 2 Categories and themes derived from the interview data

From: A need-based approach to self-management education for adults with co-morbid diabetes and chronic kidney disease

Categories Themes
Wanting to know more about new educational materials 1. Varying patient satisfaction with current resources
Current educational materials inadequate
General knowledge about diabetes and kidney disease management 2. Limited knowledge on management of diabetes and kidney disease
  i. General knowledge
  ii. Nutrition and lifestyle
  iii. Prevention of the progression of kidney disease
Medications involved
Role of exercising, fitness and healthy lifestyle
Diabetes and kidney disease diet
Complications of diabetes and kidney disease 3. Inadequate knowledge on complications of diabetes and kidney disease
Connection between diabetes and kidney disease
How to slow down kidney damage
How diabetes causes kidney disease