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A psychological approach to providing self-management education for people with type 2 diabetes: the Diabetes Manual

Sturt, Jacqueline, Taylor, Hafrun, Docherty, Andrea, Dale, Jeremy, & Taylor, Louise (2006) A psychological approach to providing self-management education for people with type 2 diabetes: the Diabetes Manual. BMC Family Practice, 7(70).

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Abstract

Background The objectives of this study were twofold (i) to develop the Diabetes Manual, a self-management educational intervention aimed at improving biomedical and psychosocial outcomes (ii) to produce early phase evidence relating to validity and clinical feasibility to inform future research and systematic reviews.

Methods Using the UK Medical Research Council's complex intervention framework, the Diabetes Manual and associated self management interventions were developed through pre-clinical, and phase I evaluation phases guided by adult-learning and self-efficacy theories, clinical feasibility and health policy protocols. A qualitative needs assessment and an RCT contributed data to the pre-clinical phase. Phase I incorporated intervention development informed by the pre-clinical phase and a feasibility survey.

Results The pre-clinical and phase I studies resulted in the production in the Diabetes Manual programme for trial evaluation as delivered within routine primary care consultations.

Conclusion This complex intervention shows early feasibility and face validity for both diabetes health professionals and people with diabetes. Randomised trial will determine effectiveness against clinical and psychological outcomes. Further study of some component parts, delivered in alternative combinations, is recommended.

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ID Code: 11970
Item Type: Journal Article
Additional Information: The contents of this journal can be freely accessed online via the journal’s web page (see hypertext link).
DOI: 10.1186/1471-2296-7-70
ISSN: 1471-2296
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES (110000)
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Health
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2006 BioMed Central Ltd.
Copyright Statement: Reproduced in accordance with the copyright policy of the publisher.
Deposited On: 17 Jan 2008
Last Modified: 09 Jun 2010 22:53

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