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A concordance therapy to help older people self-manage type 2 diabetes

Hamilton-West, Kate E., Rowe, Julie, Katona, Cornelius, King, Annette, Coulton, Simon, Milne, Alisoun, Alaszewski, Andy, Ellis, Kathy, Pinnock, Hilary (2013) A concordance therapy to help older people self-manage type 2 diabetes. Diabetes and Primary Care, 15 (5). pp. 240-248. ISSN 1466-8955. (The full text of this publication is not currently available from this repository. You may be able to access a copy if URLs are provided)

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Abstract

Active self-management of diabetes is essential for reducing the risk of serious complications. However, research indicates that many people with diabetes struggle to adhere to complex self-management regimens. Here, the authors describe the development of an intervention – a “concordance therapy” – to support diabetes self-management. The approach uses techniques from cognitive behavioural therapy and motivational interviewing to help people with diabetes and healthcare professionals work together to develop self-management regimens that are realistic and that work for the individual. Following development work, the intervention was piloted with a sample of older adults who had inadequately controlled type 2 diabetes. The authors’ findings are presented, along with their considerations for future work in the area.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: R Medicine > R Medicine (General)
Divisions: Faculties > Social Sciences > School of Social Policy Sociology and Social Research
Faculties > Social Sciences > School of Social Policy Sociology and Social Research > Centre for Health Services Studies
Depositing User: Kate Hamilton-West
Date Deposited: 16 Oct 2013 14:15 UTC
Last Modified: 01 Aug 2019 10:36 UTC
Resource URI: https://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/35485 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
Rowe, Julie: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-9805-7421
King, Annette: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-0474-3819
Milne, Alisoun: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-0977-8156
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