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Self-management education

News

11-08-2017 | Self-management education | News

Self-management diabetes program feasible for adults with intellectual disability

A pilot randomized study shows that an adapted structured self-management program can be successfully delivered to diabetes patients with mild or moderate intellectual disabilities.

09-29-2017 | Glycemic control | News

Web-based program benefits type 2 diabetes glycemic control

A web-based self-management program significantly improves glycemic control in people with type 2 diabetes compared with simple website information, UK trial findings suggest.

08-11-2017 | Self-management education | News

Online game boosts glycemic control in patients with type 2 diabetes

An online game delivering diabetes self-management education helps improve glycemic control in patients with type 2 diabetes, study results suggest.

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Opinion

11-13-2017 | Specific populations | Interview | Video

Women and diabetes - our right to a healthy future

Editorial Board member Lori Berard addresses 2017's World Diabetes Day theme, providing her insights on the key considerations for managing diabetes in women in this interview with Medicine Matters diabetes.

12-15-2016 | Guidelines | Editorial | Article

What is new in the 2017 American Diabetes Association Standards of Care?

Jay Shubrook, Chair of the American Diabetes Association’s Primary Care Advisory Group, outlines what's new in 2017's ADA Standards of Care update. 

Original research

01-31-2017 | Self-management education | Article

The LMC Skills, Confidence & Preparedness Index (SCPI): development and evaluation of a novel tool for assessing self-management in patients with diabetes

Optimal diabetes care requires a specific set of self-management behaviours. The purpose of this study was to present the development and initial psychometric evaluation of a new tool to measure three key aspects of a patient’s diabetes self-management: knowledge of the skill, confidence in being able to perform the skill and preparedness to implement the skill.

Mbuagbaw L et al. Health Qual Life Outcomes 2017;15:27. doi:10.1186/s12955-017-0606-z

Journal articles and book chapters

09-28-2017 | Type 2 diabetes | Book chapter | Article

Behavior change strategies for increasing exercise and decreasing sedentary behaviors in diabetes

The influence of daily lifestyle activity and structured exercise on health improvement for persons with diabetes is reviewed and some behavioral prescription recommendations are derived from the literature.

Bessesen D, Bergouignan A. In: Diabetes and Exercise. Edited by Reusch JEB, Regensteiner JG, Stewart KJ, Veves A. Springer International Publishing AG, 2018. pp:175–184.

09-28-2017 | Type 2 diabetes | Book chapter | Article

Diabetes Prevention Program (DPP) and the Action for Health in Diabetes (Look AHEAD) study: Lessons learned

This chapter reviews the lessons learned from the Diabetes Prevention Program and the Action for Health in Diabetes studies regarding the health benefits of increasing physical activity in type 2 diabetes.

Gibbs BB, Jakicic JM. In: Diabetes and Exercise. Edited by Reusch JEB, Regensteiner JG, Stewart KJ, Veves A. Springer International Publishing AG, 2018. pp:175–184.

09-14-2017 | Inpatient diabetes | Review | Article

Management of type 1 diabetes in the hospital setting

This review provides practical recommendations for the management of medical and surgical patients with type 1 diabetes admitted to critical and non-critical care settings.

Mendez CE, Umpierrez GE. Curr Diab Rep 2017;17:98. doi:10.1007/s11892-017-0919-7

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