Sustaining short-term improvements over the long-term: results from a 2-year diabetes self-management support (DSMS) intervention.

AIM This study examined the long-term impact of a 24-month, empowerment-based diabetes self-management support (DSMS) intervention on sustaining health-gains achieved from previous diabetes self-management education (DSME). METHODS Prior to the intervention, all participants received 6 months of mailed DSME consisting of weekly educational newsletters… CONTINUE READING