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.
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
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.
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.