How a doctor with a good bedside manner could HALVE the risk of dying within 10 years for diabetes patients ‘because they’re more likely to take their advice’

Having a friendly doctor could halve the risk of a diabetic dying within the next 10 years, research suggests.

Patients who feel their GP is empathetic may be more inclined to take their doctors’ advice and adhere to their medication, researchers at Cambridge University claim.

Empathy is said to lead to a trusting relationship where patients can talk openly about any problems that need to be addressed.

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