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This study investigated response rates to the Self-Management and Research Technology Project, a 6-week text message program for adolescents with type 1 diabetes designed to provide diabetes self-management reminders and education. The rate of response to texts was high, with 78% of texts respondedmai mult Diabetes Spectrum Journal current issue
Objective. This study provides information about children's learning and goal attainment related to change in their self-management skills during a diabetes camp.
Design and methods. One hundred and thirty-one children completed an evaluation for the first year (year 1), and 68 children completed anmai mult Diabetes Spectrum Journal current issue
Objective. Weight loss is the most effective approach to reducing diabetes risk. It is a research priority to identify factors that may enhance weight loss success, particularly among those at risk for diabetes. This analysis explored the relationships between self-efficacy, weight loss, and dietarymai mult Diabetes Spectrum Journal current issue
A substantial disparity exists in the prevalence and effective self-management of diabetes among African Americans in the United States. Community-level programs have the potential to affect self-efficacy and may be helpful in overcoming common barriers to self-management. The Neighborhood Health Tamai mult Diabetes Spectrum Journal current issue
Background. Patient education has long been recognized as a component of effective diabetes management, but the impact of counseling and education (C/E) interventions on health care costs is not fully understood.
Objectives. To identify the incidence and type of diabetes C/E received by type 2 diabemai mult Diabetes Spectrum Journal current issue
Hyperglycemia in the hospital setting affects 38–46% of noncritically ill hospitalized patients. Evidence from observational studies indicates that inpatient hyperglycemia, in patients with and without diabetes, is associated with increased risks of complications and mortality. Substantialmai mult Diabetes Spectrum Journal current issue
Objective. The purpose of this study was to evaluate glycemic control as measured by A1C during a 2-year period after patients received diabetes self-management education (DSME).
Methods. Patients who completed DSME in 2009 and received medical follow-up with A1C measurements for at least 2 years afmai mult Diabetes Spectrum Journal current issue
Point-of-care (POC) tests provide analytical information that can be used to make decisions at patients' bedside, as opposed to laboratory tests that must be run at a central laboratory. POC testing is a widely used tool to enable immediate determination of glucose levels in hospitalized pamai mult Diabetes Spectrum Journal current issue
Diabetes is a common coexisting chronic condition among older adults that can complicate a hospitalization and transition back to the community. The Transitional Care Model, which offers a set of time-limited, hospital-to-home services coordinated by a master's-prepared advanced practice numai mult Diabetes Spectrum Journal current issue
On any given day, from 25 to 50% of all hospitalized patients meet criteria for a diagnosis of diabetes, prediabetes, or hyperglycemia. It is essential for all health care providers, including diabetes clinicians, to examine current processes to ensure the delivery of the highest quality camai mult Diabetes Spectrum Journal current issue
Multiple staff members and departments have a responsibility for various aspects of nutrition therapy for glycemic management in the hospital setting. Implementation is initiated by physicians, nurse practitioners, and physician's assistants and planned and operationalized by registered diemai mult Diabetes Spectrum Journal current issue
Objective. The Society for Hospital Medicine (SHM) conducted a survey of U.S. hospital systems to determine how nonphysician providers (NPPs) are utilized in interdisciplinary glucose management teams.
Methods. An online survey grouped 50 questions into broad categories related to team functions. Qumai mult Diabetes Spectrum Journal current issue
This article describes a diabetes champion program in its fifth year of operation. This educational intervention was designed to increase direct diabetes patient education and has grown into a vehicle for improving quality of care and patient safety and reducing gaps in the transitions of cmai mult Diabetes Spectrum Journal current issue
The American Diabetes Association emphasizes the importance of individualized patient care in the management of diabetes. One of the important considerations in choosing an antihyperglycemic agent is its side-effect and safety profile. This article reviews the common and clinically significmai mult Diabetes Spectrum Journal current issue
Management of individuals with type 2 diabetes involves complex decision-making to attain good glycemic control. A personalized approach to the care of these individuals provides a unique management plan for each patient. This article reviews some of the important variables that require conmai mult Diabetes Spectrum Journal current issue
Objective. The purpose of this study is to describe the impact of depression on perceptions of risks to health, diabetes self-management practices, and glycemic control in older African Americans with type 2 diabetes.
Methods. The authors analyzed data on depression, risk perceptions, diabetes self-mai mult Diabetes Spectrum Journal current issue
This article provides an overview of the development of insulins, oral agents, and noninsulin injectable agents used in the management of hyperglycemia in patients with diabetes. It also briefly reviews the pharmacological impact and salient side effects of these medications.mai mult Diabetes Spectrum Journal current issue