Diabetes Horizon Scanning Volume 10 Issue 1

January 9, 2018
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Effects of Structured Versus Unstructured Self-Monitoring of Blood Glucose on Glucose Control in Patients With Non-insulin-treated Type 2 Diabetes: A Meta-Analysis of Randomized Controlled Trials

January 9, 2018

Source: Journal of Diabetes Science and Technology (JDST)

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Date of publication: Jan 18

Publication type: Journal article

In a nutshell: The use of self-monitoring of blood glucose (SMBG) in patients with non-insulin-treated type 2 diabetes is debated. Meta-analyses of randomized clinical trials (RCTs) suggest a small reduction of HbA1c in patients using SMBG, without considering potential confounders, such as SMBG regimen and use of SMBG data to adjust diabetes medications.

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Exploring the Effectiveness of Smart Technologies in the Management of Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus

January 9, 2018

Source: Journal of Diabetes Science and Technology (JDST)

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Date of publication: Jan 18

Publication type: Journal article

In a nutshell: The global epidemic of diabetes, with increasing prevalence of type 2 diabetes (T2D), is placing a huge burden on health care management and financial systems. Unless new strategic solutions are developed, the increasing prevalence of T2D will result in a significant rise in morbidity, health care costs, and complications associated with diabetes.

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A randomized controlled trial on a nurse-led smartphone-based self-management programme for people with poorly controlled type 2 diabetes

January 9, 2018

Source: Journal of Advanced Nursing

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Date of publication: Jan 18

Publication type: Journal article

In a nutshell: To develop and compare a nurse-led smartphone-based self-management programme with an existing nurse-led diabetes service on health-related outcomes for people with poorly controlled type 2 diabetes in Singapore.

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Frequency of Diet and Physical Activity Goal Attainment and Barriers Encountered Among Adults With Type 2 Diabetes During a Telephone Coaching Intervention

January 9, 2018

Source: Clinical Diabetes

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Date of publication: Dec 2017

Publication type: Journal article

In a nutshell: Participants with type 2 diabetes established personalized dietary and physical activity goals as behavioral strategies to reduce cardiovascular risk during a 16-week telephone coaching intervention.

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Diabetes Horizon Scanning Volume 9 Issue 13

December 11, 2017