Understanding self-monitoring of blood glucose among individuals with type 1 and type 2 diabetes: an information-motivation-behavioral skills analysis.

@article{Fisher2011UnderstandingSO,
  title={Understanding self-monitoring of blood glucose among individuals with type 1 and type 2 diabetes: an information-motivation-behavioral skills analysis.},
  author={William A. Fisher and Taylor Kohut and Holly C. Schachner and Patricia Stenger},
  journal={The Diabetes educator},
  year={2011},
  volume={37 1},
  pages={85-94}
}
PURPOSE To evaluate self-monitoring of blood glucose (SMBG) information deficits, motivational obstacles, and behavioral skills limitations in individuals with type 1 and type 2 diabetes, and to assess the relationship of these deficits with SMBG frequency. METHODS Individuals with type 1 (n = 208; 103 male, 105 female) and type 2 (n = 218; 107 male, 111 female) diabetes participated in an online survey assessing SMBG information, motivation, behavioral skills, and behavior. RESULTS A… CONTINUE READING