Hamdiye Arda SÃ¼rÃ¼cÃ¼ has finished PHD education Internal Medicine Nursing at Dokuz Eylul University. Also she has got two master degrees (Internal Medicine Nursing and Publich Health). Her PHD?s thesis is about Type 2 diabetes and Diabetes Self-Management Education and the most of studies are about type 2 diabetes, empowerment, gestational diabetes mellitus and insulin. She has National diabetes certificate nursing. She has worked in the diabetes education center with diabetes as diabetes nursing for 10 years and has got a lot of article about diabetes. She has worked Nursing Department at Dicle University.