Candice Ward

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BACKGROUND Diabetes peer support, where one person with diabetes helps guide and support others, has been proposed as a way to improve diabetes management. We have tested whether different diabetes peer support strategies can improve metabolic and/or psychological outcomes. METHODS People with type 2 diabetes (n = 1,299) were invited to participate as(More)
BACKGROUND People with Type 2 diabetes face various psycho-social, self-management and clinical care issues and evidence is mixed whether support from others with diabetes, 'peer support', can help. We now describe a 2 month pilot study of different peer support interventions. METHODS The intervention was informed by formative evaluation using(More)
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