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.

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Person-centred type 2 diabetes care: time for a paradigm shift

April 3, 2018

SourceLancet Diabetes & Endocrinology

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Date of publication: Apr 18

Publication type: Journal article

In a nutshell: What all diabetes care providers need to grasp is the importance of allowing patients to navigate themselves through their illness. Care providers should understand that the success of self-care behaviour is dependent on a patient’s illness perception, wishes and preferences, self-efficacy, proactive coping, financial resources, and family support, as well as on everyday events.

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Family behaviours that have an impact on the self-management activities of adults living with Type 2 diabetes: a systematic review and meta-synthesis

February 5, 2018

Source: Diabetic Medicine

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Date of publication: Feb 18

Publication type: Journal article

In a nutshell: Research suggests that adults with Type 2 diabetes perceive that family members have an important impact on their self-management; however, it is unclear which family behaviours are perceived to influence self-management practices.

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

August 21, 2017

Source: Journal of Advanced Nursing

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Date of publication: August 17

Publication type: Journal article

In a nutshell: It is expected that this programme will be an alternative offered to diabetes patients to master their self-care management skills, in addition to the existing diabetes service provided in diabetes clinics in Singapore hospitals.

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Management of Type 2 Diabetes in 2017

March 3, 2017

Source: JAMA

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Date of publication: Mar 17

Publication type: Journal article

In a nutshell: The American Diabetes Association (ADA) and the European Association for the Study of Diabetes (EASD) have proposed a set of patient and disease characteristics that have utility in guiding a patient-centered approach for the management of type 2 diabetes.

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Optimising the person-centred management of type 2 diabetes

August 2, 2016

Source: Br J Nurs

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Date of publication: June 2016

Publication type: Journal article

In a nutshell: This article reviews approaches to care for the management of hyperglycaemia in type 2 diabetes, which includes optimising person-centred targets, promoting individualised care, minimising the risk of complications and promoting education from diagnosis onwards.

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