Diabetes Literacy

Seventh Framework Programme European Commission

Ten Attributes of Health Literate Care

    This discussion paper describes 10 attributes of health literate health care organizations, that is, health care organizations that make it easier for people to navigate, understand, and use information and services to take care of their health. Paper related to the activities of the IOM Roundtable on Health Literacy. One of the authors, Dean Schillinger from UCSF, is a principal investigator in the Diabetes Literacy project.