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Effectiveness of the diabetes education and self management for ongoing and newly diagnosed (DESMOND) programme for people with newly diagnosed type 2 diabetes: cluster randomised controlled trial
Objective To evaluate the effectiveness of a structured group education programme on biomedical, psychosocial, and lifestyle measures in people with newly diagnosed type 2 diabetes. DesignExpand
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Young adults' (16-25 years) suggestions for providing developmentally appropriate diabetes services: a qualitative study.
Managing the multiple demands of a chronic condition whilst negotiating the developmental tasks of adolescence and young adulthood is a process that is neither well described nor understood,Expand
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Comparison of illness representations dimensions and illness representation clusters in predicting outcomes in the first year following diagnosis of type 2 diabetes: Results from the DESMOND trial
This article explores the utility of cluster analysis of illness representations, in comparison to analysing each dimension of the individual's illness representation, to predict an individual'sExpand
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The influence of diabetes upon adolescent and young adult development: a qualitative study.
UNLABELLED It is not clear how developmentally appropriate healthcare services for adolescents (11-15) and young adults (16-25) should be provided. AIMS First, to describe and understand theExpand
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Diabetes Education and Self-Management for Ongoing and Newly Diagnosed (DESMOND): process modelling of pilot study.
OBJECTIVE To determine the effects of a structured education program on illness beliefs, quality of life and physical activity in people newly diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes. METHODS IndividualsExpand
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‘Educator talk’ and patient change: some insights from the DESMOND (Diabetes Education and Self Management for Ongoing and Newly Diagnosed) randomized controlled trial
Aims  To determine whether differences in the amount of time educators talk during a self‐management education programme relate to the degree of change in participants’ reported beliefs aboutExpand
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Screening for glucose intolerance and development of a lifestyle education programme for prevention of Type 2 diabetes in a population with intellectual disabilities
Funding for this study was provided by the Programme Grants for Applied Research programme of the National Institute for Health Research.
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Depressive symptoms in the first year from diagnosis of Type 2 diabetes: results from the DESMOND trial
Diabet. Med. 27, 965–967 (2010)
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Development of a multi-component lifestyle intervention for preventing type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular risk factors in adults with intellectual disabilities
Background We report on the development of the 'STOP Diabetes' education programme, a multi-component lifestyle behaviour change intervention for the prevention of type 2 diabetes and cardiovascularExpand
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