Improving self-care among older patients with type II diabetes: the "Sixty Something..." Study.

@article{Glasgow1992ImprovingSA,
  title={Improving self-care among older patients with type II diabetes: the "Sixty Something..." Study.},
  author={Russell E. Glasgow and Deborah J. Toobert and Sarah E. Hampson and Joan E Brown and Peter M. Lewinsohn and Jeannie Donnelly},
  journal={Patient education and counseling},
  year={1992},
  volume={19 1},
  pages={61-74}
}
A 10-session, self-management training program was designed specifically for persons over 60 years of age having Type II diabetes. It targeted social learning variables, especially problem-solving skills and self-efficacy, found to be related to diabetes self-care in earlier correlational research. One hundred two adults were randomized to immediate or delayed intervention conditions. At posttest, subjects in the immediate intervention condition showed significantly greater reductions in… CONTINUE READING