Nina F. Lewis-Schroeder

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OBJECTIVE Nearly one-half of diabetic patients have glycated hemoglobin A(1c) (HbA(1c)) levels above recommended targets. Effective physician-patient communication improves glycemia and diabetes self-care; however, communication gaps may exist that prevent patients from discussing self-care problems with treatment providers. RESEARCH DESIGN AND METHODS We(More)
RESEARCH DESIGN AND METHODSdWe assessed diabetic patients’ (n = 316, 85% white, 51% female, 71% type 2 diabetes, 59 6 11 years old, 16 6 3 years education, 19 6 13 years diabetes duration, and HbA1c = 7.96 1.4%) HbA1c, frequency of self-care, diabetes-related distress, depressive and anxiety symptoms, coping styles, diabetes quality of life, and self-care(More)
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