Clinical effectiveness of a brief educational intervention in Type 1 diabetes: results from the BITES (Brief Intervention in Type 1 diabetes, Education for Self-efficacy) trial

@inproceedings{George2008ClinicalEO,
  title={Clinical effectiveness of a brief educational intervention in Type 1 diabetes: results from the BITES (Brief Intervention in Type 1 diabetes, Education for Self-efficacy) trial},
  author={J T George and Abel Pe{\~n}a Valdovinos and Ian Russell and Paul Dromgoole and Sarah Lomax and David J Torgerson and Tony Wells and Jonathan C Thow},
  booktitle={Diabetic medicine : a journal of the British Diabetic Association},
  year={2008}
}
AIMS Intensive 5-day educational interventions for people with Type 1 diabetes have shown improved outcomes in a number of European studies. The aim was to assess the effectiveness of a brief (2.5 days) psycho-educational intervention. METHODS Our randomized trial in a secondary-care setting had 54 and 60 participants allocated to intervention and control groups, respectively. Primary outcomes were HbA1c and severe hypoglycaemia. Secondary outcomes were blood pressure, weight, height, lipids… CONTINUE READING
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