Misperception of patients with type 2 diabetes about diet and physical activity, and its effects on readiness to change.

@article{Jansink2012MisperceptionOP,
  title={Misperception of patients with type 2 diabetes about diet and physical activity, and its effects on readiness to change.},
  author={Renate Jansink and Joz{\'e} Braspenning and Ellen Keizer and Trudy van der Weijden and Glyn Elwyn and Richard Grol},
  journal={Journal of diabetes},
  year={2012},
  volume={4 4},
  pages={417-23}
}
BACKGROUND The aim of the present study was to assess misperceptions about lifestyle among patients with type 2 diabetes and their effects on readiness to change. METHODS Nine hundred and forty patients, with an HbA1c >7% and a body mass index >25 kg/m(2), from 57 general practices participated in a cross-sectional survey. Misperceptions of lifestyle (fruit, vegetable, and fat consumption, as well as physical activity) and readiness to change were determined with validated questionnaires… CONTINUE READING
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