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03-13-2019 | Psychosocial care | News

Tailored CBT reduces depression, distress in type 2 diabetes

A patient-specific cognitive behavioral therapy and lifestyle counseling intervention can significantly improve psychological outcomes in type 2 diabetes patients with depression and/or regimen-related distress, say researchers.

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.

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.

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.

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

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

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.

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.

08-18-2017 | 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.

06-30-2017 | Type 2 diabetes | Review | Article

Type 2 diabetes mellitus and psychological stress: A modifiable risk factor

Nat Rev Endocrinol 2017; 13: 547–560. doi: 10.1038/nrendo.2017.64

02-21-2017 | Psychosocial care | Article

The complex interplay between clinical and person-centered diabetes outcomes in the two genders

Rossi MC et al. Health Qual Life Outcomes 2017; 15: 41. doi: 10.1186/s12955-017-0613-0

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. 

12-01-2016 | Psychosocial care | Article

Psychosocial care for people with diabetes: A position statement of the American Diabetes Association

Young-Hyman D et al. Diabetes Care. 2016; 39: 2126–2140. doi: 10.2337/dc16-2053

04-16-2016 | Psychosocial care | Review | Article

The psychosocial challenges and care of older adults with diabetes: “Can’t do what I used to do; can’t be who I once was”

Beverly EA et al. Curr Diab Rep 2016; 16: 48. doi: 10.1007/s11892-016-0741-7

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