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Literacy, self-efficacy, and HIV medication adherence.
OBJECTIVE We examined the relationship between patient literacy level and self-reported HIV medication adherence, while estimating the mediating roles of treatment knowledge and self-efficacy on thisExpand
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Family Support, Medication Adherence, and Glycemic Control Among Adults With Type 2 Diabetes
OBJECTIVE We used a mixed-methods approach to explore the relationships between participants’ perceptions of family members’ diabetes self-care knowledge, family members’ diabetes-specific supportiveExpand
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Measuring adult literacy in health care: performance of the newest vital sign.
OBJECTIVE To compare performance of the newest vital sign (NVS) with existing literacy measures. METHODS We administered the NVS and REALM to 129 patients, and NVS and S-TOFHLA to 119 patients allExpand
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Secure messaging and diabetes management: experiences and perspectives of patient portal users
BACKGROUND Patient portal use has been associated with favorable outcomes, but we know less about how patients use and benefit from specific patient portal features. OBJECTIVE Using mixed-methods,Expand
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Clinician-Initiated HIV Risk Reduction Intervention for HIV-Positive Persons: Formative Research, Acceptability, and Fidelity of the Options Project
ObjectiveTo conduct research on levels and dynamics of HIV risk behavior among HIV-positive patients in clinical care, use this research to design a clinician-initiated HIV prevention interventionExpand
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The mechanisms linking health literacy to behavior and health status.
OBJECTIVE To examine the mechanisms linking health literacy to physical activity and self-reported health. METHODS From 2005-2007, patients (N = 330) with hypertension were recruited from safetyExpand
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Update on Health Literacy and Diabetes
Purpose Inadequate literacy is common among patients with diabetes and may lead to adverse outcomes. The authors reviewed the relationship between literacy and health outcomes in patients withExpand
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Self-Efficacy Links Health Literacy and Numeracy to Glycemic Control
The mechanisms underlying the relationship between health literacy, numeracy, and glycemic control are unclear. We explored the role of diabetes self-efficacy in the predicted pathway linking healthExpand
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Understanding Patient Portal Use: Implications for Medication Management
Background The Internet can be leveraged to provide disease management support, including medication adherence promotion that, when tailored, can effectively improve adherence to medications. TheExpand
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The ARMS-D out performs the SDSCA, but both are reliable, valid, and predict glycemic control.
AIMS The Adherence to Refills and Medications Scale (ARMS) has been associated with objective measures of adherence and may address limitations of existing self-report measures of diabetes medicationExpand
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