Diabetes is a progressive and chronic disease. This lifelong treatment requires that individuals with diabetes manage his or her own treatment and self-care. Empowerment generally includes efforts to develop self-confidence and autonomy and individual responsibility to support self-care. Patient empowerment involves helping patients to discover and improve their ability to take on responsibility. There is a limited amount of research investigating the factors influential on empowerment. Examining the factors influential on empowerment in diabetes is thought to shed light on the planning and management of diabetes education. We discuss how we can empowerment diabetes patient in this text.