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Use "Teach Back" with Low Literacy Patients

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Socrates can help physicians successfully communicate vital health information to their patients with limited education and low literacy skills, said Darren DeWalt, MD, MPH. Asking questions?the Socratic method - is a venerable teaching technique that is especially helpful with complicated conditions such as diabetes, said DeWalt, assistant professor of medicine, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC.

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