Factors contributing to attrition behavior in diabetes self-management programs: A mixed method approach

@article{Gucciardi2008FactorsCT,
  title={Factors contributing to attrition behavior in diabetes self-management programs: A mixed method approach},
  author={Enza Gucciardi and Margaret Demelo and Ana Offenheim and Donna Eileen Stewart},
  journal={BMC Health Services Research},
  year={2008},
  volume={8},
  pages={33 - 33}
}
BACKGROUND Diabetes self-management education is a critical component in diabetes care. Despite worldwide efforts to develop efficacious DSME programs, high attrition rates are often reported in clinical practice. The objective of this study was to examine factors that may contribute to attrition behavior in diabetes self-management programs. METHODS We conducted telephone interviews with individuals who had Type 2 diabetes (n = 267) and attended a diabetes education centre. Multivariable… CONTINUE READING