The effectiveness of peer support on self‐efficacy and quality of life in adults with type 2 diabetes

March 28, 2019
Source: Journal of Advanced Nursing  Follow this link to read an abstract Date of publication: Apr 19 Publication type: Journal article In a nutshell:  Peer support has been suggested as a promising approach for diabetes management. No conclusive evidence exists on the effects of peer support on self‐efficacy and quality of life in adults with 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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Variability in sleep disturbance, physical activity and quality of life according to level of depressive symptoms in women with Type 2 diabetes

January 3, 2019

Source: Diabetic Medicine

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Date of publication: Dec 18

Publication type: Journal article

In a nutshell:  To examine (1) the prevalence of depressive symptoms in women with Type 2 diabetes, (2) the associations between depressive symptoms and the following dependent variables: sleep disturbance; physical activity; physical health‐related; and global quality of life, and (3) the potential moderating effects of antidepressants and optimism on the relationship between depressive symptoms and dependent variables.

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Health‐Related Quality of Life in Diabetes Mellitus and its Social, Demographic and Clinical Determinants

July 23, 2018

Source: Journal of Clinical Nursing

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Date of publication: Jul 18

Publication type: Journal article

In a nutshell: To investigate health‐related quality of life in a representative sample of adults with diabetes mellitus in Spain, as well as its clinical and socio‐demographic determinants.

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Quality of life and sleep quality are similarly improved after aquatic or dry-land aerobic training in patients with type 2 diabetes

May 29, 2018

Source: Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport

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Date of publication: May 18

Publication type: Journal article

In a nutshell: To compare the effects of two aerobic training models in water and on dry-land on quality of life, depressive symptoms and sleep quality in patients with type 2 diabetes.

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NHS England vision for tackling diabetes in 2014

February 7, 2014

Source:  NHS England

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Date of publication: 10 January 2014

Publication type: News story

In a nutshell: NHS England has to rise to the challenge of an increasing population with long-term conditions – in particular the growing issue of diabetes.  The new plan, Action for Diabetes, outlines how it wants the growing problem of diabetes to be tackled in 2014; with better prevention and earlier diagnosis of Type 2 diabetes, and support for people to manage their diabetes better and improve their quality of life.

Length of publication: 1 web page

 


Effect of telehealth on quality of life and psychological outcomes

April 7, 2013

Source: BMJ

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Date of publication: Feb 2013

Publication type: Journal article

In a nutshell: This trial assessed the effect of second generation, home based telehealth on health related quality of life, anxiety, and depressive symptoms over 12 months in patients with long term conditions.  The researchers suggest that home based telehealth was not effective compared with usual care only.

Length of publication: 20 page pdf


Cost-effectiveness of substituting physicians with diabetes nurse specialists

August 9, 2012

Source: Journal of Advanced Nursing, June 2012, vol./is. 68/6(1224-1234)

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Date of publication: June 2012

Publication type: Journal article

In a nutshell: This randomized controlled trial with 2-year follow-up concluded that nurse specialists give diabetes care that is similar to care provided by physicians in terms of quality of life and economic value.

Length of publication: 10 pages

Some important notes: You will need to subscribe to the journal to access the full text, follow this link to contact your local NHS library for assistance.