Perspectives of patients with non‐insulin‐treated type 2 diabetes on self‐monitoring of blood glucose: A qualitative study

April 30, 2018

SourceJournal of Clinical Nursing

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Date of publication: Apr 18

Publication type: Journal article

In a nutshell: To explore experiences of self‐monitoring of blood glucose among patients with non‐insulin‐treated type 2 diabetes.

Some important notes: This article may be available via NHS Athens or through your local NHS Library. To search for your nearest library, please see http://www.hlisd.org/

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The relationship among breakfast time, morningness–eveningness preference and body mass index in Type 2 diabetes

April 30, 2018

Source: Diabetic Medicine

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Date of publication: Apr 18

Publication type: Journal article

In a nutshell: Obesity is prevalent and related to poor outcomes in Type 2 diabetes. Evening preference and late meal times have been shown to be associated with obesity, but data are lacking in people with Type 2 diabetes. This study examined the relationship among meal timing, morningness–eveningness preference and BMI in Type 2 diabetes, using a mediation analysis.

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HbA1c variability and diabetic peripheral neuropathy in type 2 diabetic patients

April 30, 2018

Source: Cardiovascular Diabetology

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Date of publication: Mar 18

Publication type: Journal article

In a nutshell: Diabetic complications may be associated with impaired time-dependent glycemic control. Therefore, long-term glycemic variability, assessed by variations in haemoglobin A1c (HbA1c), may be a potential risk factor for microvascular complications, such as diabetic peripheral neuropathy (DPN).

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Clinical risk factors for depressive syndrome in Type 2 diabetes

April 30, 2018

Source: Diabetic Medicine

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Date of publication: Apr 18

Publication type: Journal article

In a nutshell: To identify early clinical predictors of depressive syndrome in people with Type 2 diabetes.

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Diabetes-Related Distress Assessment among Type 2 Diabetes Patients

April 30, 2018

Source: Journal of Diabetes Research

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Date of publication: Mar 18

Publication type: Journal article

In a nutshell: Diabetes is one of the most common chronic diseases; it is a debilitating and hard to live with. Diabetes-related distress (DRD) refers to the emotional and behavioral changes caused by diabetes. Our study aims to assess the prevalence of DRD among type 2 diabetes (T2D) patients using Diabetes Distress Scale-17 items (DDS-17) and its relation to complications and treatment modalities.

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The Berlin Declaration: A call to action to improve early actions related to type 2 diabetes

April 30, 2018

SourceDiabetes Research and Clinical Practice

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Date of publication: Mar 18

Publication type: Journal article

In a nutshell: The Berlin Declaration focuses on four aspects of early action, and proposes actionable policies relating to each aspect: early detection, prevention, early control and early access to the right interventions. In addition, a number of treatment targets are proposed to provide goals for these policies.

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Enhanced self‐monitoring blood glucose in non‐insulin requiring Type 2 diabetes: A qualitative study in primary care

April 30, 2018

SourceJournal of Clinical Nursing

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Date of publication: Mar 18

Publication type: Journal article

In a nutshell: To contribute to both theoretical and practical understanding of the role of self‐monitoring blood glucose for self‐management by describing the experience of people with non‐insulin requiring Type 2 diabetes in an enhanced structured self‐monitoring blood glucose intervention.

Some important notes: This article may be available via NHS Athens or through your local NHS Library. To search for your nearest library, please see http://www.hlisd.org/