Improving glycemic control in older adults using a videophone motivational diabetes self-management intervention.

@article{Hawkins2010ImprovingGC,
  title={Improving glycemic control in older adults using a videophone motivational diabetes self-management intervention.},
  author={Shelley Y. Hawkins},
  journal={Research and theory for nursing practice},
  year={2010},
  volume={24 4},
  pages={217-32}
}
Older adults experience the greatest burden of diabetes. Resources must be available and accessible to empower older adults to perform diabetes self-care. The purpose of this study was to evaluate a videophone motivational interviewing (MI) diabetes self-management education (DSME) intervention to improve glycemic control of rural older adults. Sixty-six participants (mean age = 64.9 years, range 60-81) with uncontrolled diabetes were enrolled in a 6-month videophone intervention. Experimental… CONTINUE READING

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