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Diabetes distress

12-05-2018 | Diabetes distress | Editorial | Article

Diabetes distress: What’s in a name?

Sanjay Kalra and Psychiatrist Yatan Pal Singh Balhara question whether “diabetes distress” is well understood outside of the diabetes field and consider whether alternative terminology may help to bridge the knowledge gap.

Sanjay Kalra, Yatan Pal Singh Balhara

10-24-2018 | Diabetes distress | Editorial | Article

Feeling stressed out and not meeting goals: A vicious cycle impacting diabetes self-management

Clinical psychologists Diana Naranjo and Korey Hood tackle the negative feedback loops that can develop around diabetes self-management and offer their insights on strategies to identify and address the roots of distress.

Diana M. Naranjo, Korey K. Hood

07-11-2018 | Diabetes distress | News

Different approaches have equal impact for the reduction of diabetes distress

Both emotion-focused and educational–behavioral interventions substantially reduce diabetes distress in patients with type 1 diabetes, results of the T1-REDEEM study show.


Diabetes Care 2018; doi:10.2337/dc18-0391

07-03-2018 | Diabetes distress | Article

T1-REDEEM: A randomized controlled trial to reduce diabetes distress among adults with type 1 diabetes

Fisher L et al. Diabetes Care 2018. doi: 10.2337/dc18-0391

06-21-2018 | Sleep disorders | Article

Relationship between sleep disturbance and self-care in adults with type 2 diabetes

Zhu B et al. Acta Diabetol 2018. doi: 10.1007/s00592-018-1181-4

05-26-2018 | Diabetes distress | Article

Managing type 2 diabetes as a couple: The influence of partners’ beliefs on diabetes distress over time

Berry E, Davies M, Dempster M. Diabetes Res Clin Prac 2018; 141: 244–255. doi: 10.1016/j.diabres.2018.05.020

04-04-2018 | Diabetes distress | News

Peer support may reduce diabetes distress

Results of a cluster randomized trial suggest that supplementing diabetes education programs with peer support could lessen disease-associated distress for patients with type 2 diabetes.


Diabet Med 2018; Advance online publication

03-29-2018 | Diabetes distress | Article

Diabetes distress and glycemic control: The buffering effect of autonomy support From important family members and friends

Lee AA et al. Diabetes Care 2018; Advance online publication. doi: 10.2337/dc17-2396

03-28-2018 | Diabetes distress | Article

A call for inclusion of work-related diabetes distress in the spectrum of diabetes management: Results from a cross-sectional survey among working people with type 1 diabetes

Hansen UM et al. Diabetes Res Clin Prac 2018; Advance online publication. doi: 10.1016/j.diabres.2018.03.040

02-10-2018 | Psychological support | Article

Effects of mindfulness on psychological distress and HbA1c in people with diabetes

Pearson S et al. Mindfulness 2018; Advance online publication. doi: 10.1007/s12671-018-0908-1

11-30-2017 | Diabetes distress | News

Diabetes distress an issue in emerging adults

Emerging adults with type 1 diabetes are particularly prone to developing diabetes distress, despite reporting a relatively good quality of life, research suggests.


Diabet Med 2017; Advance online publication

11-22-2017 | Adolescents | News

Peer support influences outcomes for youths with type 1 diabetes

Peer and parental support are important factors influencing diabetes-related distress among adolescents and young adults with type 1 diabetes, researchers report.


Diabetes Care 2017; Advance online publication

10-10-2017 | Diabetes distress | News

Psychological interventions have small benefits on self-care, glucose control

Psychological interventions might have a small positive effect on improving self-care and glucose control in patients with type 2 diabetes, but not for relieving diabetes-related distress, suggest findings from The Cochrane Library.


Cochrane Database Syst Rev 2017; 9: CD011469

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.


BMJ Open 2017; 7: e016009

09-19-2017 | Diabetes distress | EASD 2017 | News

News in brief

Identifying diabetes distress may help direct healthcare resources

Researchers find that routinely asking patients with type 1 diabetes to complete the Diabetes Distress Scale-2 may direct more healthcare resources to those who need them and help to improve outcomes.

08-18-2017 | Depression | News

Depression link with macrovascular complications after type 2 diabetes diagnosis

UK research suggests that depressive symptoms have little impact on glycemic control in patients recently diagnosed with type 2 diabetes, but could be linked to macrovascular complications.


Diabetologia 2017; Advance online publication

07-14-2017 | Psychological support | News

Guided self-determination has benefits for type 1 diabetes patients

Supported problem-solving does not result in improved glycemic control in patients with type 1 diabetes, but does reduce diabetes distress, show the findings of a randomized trial.


BMJ Open 2017; 7: e013295

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