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Experiences of Using Web-Based and Mobile Technologies to Support Self-Management of Type 2 Diabetes: Qualitative Study

Laura Kelly, Crispin Jenkinson, David Morley
2018 JMIR Diabetes  
Patients need to be supported to manage their condition to improve well-being and prevent diabetes-related complications from arising.  ...  To date, little research has been performed to gain an insight into people's perspectives of using such technologies in their daily management.  ...  The authors would also like to thank the participants who volunteered their time to take part in the study.  ... 
doi:10.2196/diabetes.9743 pmid:30291098 pmcid:PMC6238842 fatcat:v5inc6v5hrayzfepxmoy3kzf4e

What are the barriers faced by patients using insulin? A qualitative study of Malaysian health care professionals' views

Yew Kong Lee, Ng, Lee, Khoo, Khatijah, Low, Azah, Chen
2013 Patient Preference and Adherence  
We would like to thank the Ministry of Health for allowing their staff to participate in this study. Disclosure The authors report no conflicts of interest in this work.  ...  We would like to acknowledge Professor CL Teng and Ms Syahidatul Akmal Azmi for their assistance in arranging the interviews and focus group discussions.  ...  Whenwe talk about meter and everything, you have to talk about fear of pricking. That's another barrier.  ... 
doi:10.2147/ppa.s36791 pmid:23378747 pmcid:PMC3559078 fatcat:ihjvgk3nordpxawka3tra2fslq

Barriers to and Facilitators of Postpartum Follow-Up Care in Women with Recent Gestational Diabetes Mellitus: A Qualitative Study

Wendy L. Bennett, Christopher S. Ennen, Joseph A. Carrese, Felicia Hill-Briggs, David M. Levine, Wanda K. Nicholson, Jeanne M. Clark
2011 Journal of Women's Health  
were among the key facilitators to care.  ...  Our results will inform the development of interventions to improve care for these women to reduce subsequent diabetes risk.  ...  Disclosure Statement The authors have no conflicts of interest to report.  ... 
doi:10.1089/jwh.2010.2233 pmid:21265645 pmcid:PMC3064871 fatcat:vy6koau5gbdgre7oqsnfaddo3a

"Diabetes Just Tends to Take Over Everything": Experiences of Support and Barriers to Diabetes Management for Pregnancy in Women With Type 1 Diabetes

Harsimran Singh, Karen Ingersoll, Linda Gonder-Frederick, Lee Ritterband
2018 Diabetes Spectrum  
Guilt and concerns about high blood glucose levels, constant pressure to meet glucose targets, and difficult interactions with health care professionals were a few of the primary themes with regard to  ...  To optimize clinical outcomes, women with type 1 diabetes are advised to consistently achieve blood glucose levels in their target range before becoming pregnant.  ...  We are grateful to all of our participants for taking the time to help us understand their lives with diabetes.  ... 
doi:10.2337/ds18-0035 pmid:31168282 pmcid:PMC6528394 fatcat:stziywcsqnefhphvysvrw2kydy

Barriers and facilitators to taking on diabetes self-management tasks in pre-adolescent children with type 1 diabetes: a qualitative study

David Rankin, Jeni Harden, Katharine Barnard, Louise Bath, Kathryn Noyes, John Stephen, Julia Lawton
2018 BMC Endocrine Disorders  
Several also described using mobile phones to seek advice about carbohydrate contents in food.  ...  To limit the need to perform complex maths, children may benefit from using bolus advisors provided they receive regular review from healthcare professionals to determine and adjust pre-programmed insulin-to-carbohydrate  ...  We are also very grateful to Rebecca Black for providing guidance about the methodology used in the study.  ... 
doi:10.1186/s12902-018-0302-y pmid:30316299 pmcid:PMC6186043 fatcat:cxsyg6dkp5cnnewxif7627emli

A qualitative study to explore the perception and behavior of patients towards diabetes management with physical disability

Syed Wasif Gillani, Syed Azhar Syed Sulaiman, Mohi Iqbal Mohammad Abdul, Sherif Y. Saad
2017 Diabetology & Metabolic Syndrome  
There were mixed responses about the barriers to control diet/calories.  ...  Interview questions were related to participant's perception towards self-monitoring blood glucose practices, Awareness towards diet management, behaviour to diabetes medication and cues of action.  ...  Publisher's Note Springer Nature remains neutral with regard to jurisdictional claims in published maps and institutional affiliations.  ... 
doi:10.1186/s13098-017-0257-6 pmid:28770010 pmcid:PMC5525368 fatcat:bkpkifgyd5gt7gm2ztnuu2s3ta

Cancer, metabolism, fructose, artificial sweeteners, and going cold turkey on sugar

Lewis C Cantley
2014 BMC Biology  
As we continued to pursue that finding through the very early 1990s, we and others found that virtually everything that insulin did required the activity of PI3K.  ...  The brain realizes that, it keeps relaying a feedback so that the more sugar you eat, the more it wants you to eat. Hence the addiction to sweetness. That's the dangerous thing about this molecule.  ...  Eventually the brain resets itself and you don't crave it as much. Published: 31 January 2014  ... 
doi:10.1186/1741-7007-12-8 pmid:24484968 pmcid:PMC3909335 fatcat:ua7xrq7qenfrjfqapmjvve4hqu

Determinants of adherence to insulin and blood glucose monitoring among adolescents and young adults with type 1 diabetes in Qatar: a qualitative study

Hanan AlBurno, Francine Schneider, Hein de Vries, Dabia Al Mohannadi, Liesbeth Mercken
2022 F1000Research  
Adherence to insulin and blood glucose monitoring (BGM) is insufficient in adolescents and young adults (AYAs) with type 1 diabetes (T1D) worldwide and in Qatar.  ...  Little is known about the factors related to being aware of non-adherence and the beliefs related to non-adherence in this group.  ...  Acknowledgments The authors are grateful to all the participants who have participated in the interviews.  ... 
doi:10.12688/f1000research.123468.1 fatcat:btvj5venm5dc5nb7ft6i6mcsvu

It's Complicated

Kerri Sparling
2018 People Living with And Inspired by Diabetes  
Sometimes I don't mind at all and I like when they ask, because I have a chance to tell them about a disease they might not know much about. Other times I feel more like being quiet. It's complicated.  ...  I worry more about keeping my blood sugars in range as often as possible, so I try not to worry about what people think when they see my diabetes devices.  ...  The continuous glucose monitor (CGM) that I wear is amazing and it sends this streaming flow of blood sugar results to my phone. I can see my blood sugar anytime I'd like, with the press of a button.  ... 
doi:10.17125/plaid.2018.116 fatcat:6u3q4pf2zrg5jm7mj6qzekv2qm

Blood glucose monitoring in type 2 diabetes – Nepalese patients' opinions and experiences

Sujata Sapkota, Jo-anne E Brien, Parisa Aslani
2017 Global Health Action  
In addition to the healthcare system which enabled cheaper self-monitoring in Australia, Nepalese in Australia also tended to have a better understanding about the purpose of home monitoring.  ...  Objective: To investigate Nepalese patients' perceptions and practices of blood glucose monitoring in diabetes.  ...  We are also thankful to all members of the Nepali community in Sydney for their valuable guidance and assistance in helping locate the volunteers for the research.  ... 
doi:10.1080/16549716.2017.1322400 pmid:28585892 pmcid:PMC5496077 fatcat:qnjp6hizozfj7aigak5imhj3wu

The Sky Is the Limit [Interview]

Alexander Hayes
2014 IEEE technology & society magazine  
and they want to try it and there are people you hear that are like whispering... "Google Glass!"...you know...it's a fun experi-ence… it's a lot of fun.  ...  Like Google just announced a little contact lens that will test your glucose levels constantly and it has just a tiny, tiny chip and that's going to help a lot of people not to have to worry about their  ... 
doi:10.1109/mts.2014.2319936 fatcat:64mlvkdeszfdjkycvtrqrwf7wy

Perspectives of patients with type 1 or insulin-treated type 2 diabetes on self-monitoring of blood glucose: a qualitative study

Johanna Hortensius, Marijke C Kars, Willem S Wierenga, Nanne Kleefstra, Henk JG Bilo, Jaap J van der Bijl
2012 BMC Public Health  
I really try to avoid attacks of hypoglycemia. I become quite anxious about them. You also don't want to get aggressive. It's very unpleasant and actually you totally don't want that.'  ...  Contact with healthcare provider: discrepancies in perspectives 'They really want you to do everything to achieve good glycemic control. The stricter the better.  ... 
doi:10.1186/1471-2458-12-167 pmid:22397638 pmcid:PMC3311150 fatcat:q3oa2gm7xvhdlepuzo3neru5ze

The patient is the most important member of the team

D. L. Frosch
2015 The BMJ (British Medical Journal)  
The patient is the most important member of the team Twenty five years after he had type 1 diabetes diagnosed, Dominick Frosch finds health professionals still fail to treat him as an equal in managing  ...  I want to be recognised as the most important member of the team: the one who knows most about living with this disease.  ...  I know that I want to avoid that risk. I decided to reply to my doctor. I clarified the risks of pushing my glucose lower and said that for me a result of 6.7% was spot on.  ... 
doi:10.1136/bmj.g7767 pmid:25670181 fatcat:hmhbplevvvcnrniaso6vzsigna

Qualitative study of telemonitoring of blood glucose and blood pressure in type 2 diabetes

Janet Hanley, Peter Fairbrother, Lucy McCloughan, Claudia Pagliari, Mary Paterson, Hilary Pinnock, Aziz Sheikh, Sarah Wild, Brian McKinstry
2015 BMJ Open  
Objectives: To explore the experiences of patients and professionals taking part in a randomised controlled trial (RCT) of blood glucose, blood pressure (BP) and weight telemonitoring in type 2 diabetes  ...  Multiple strategies were employed to ensure that the analysis was credible and trustworthy. Results : Telemonitoring of blood glucose, BP and Hanley J, et al. BMJ Open 2015;5:e008896.  ...  know everything about my illness and I don't really need to go and see the doctor.  ... 
doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2015-008896 pmid:26700275 pmcid:PMC4691739 fatcat:kngt62xwafczjp4yxbwyog5veu

Implementing Home Blood Glucose and Blood Pressure Telemonitoring in Primary Care Practices for Patients with Diabetes: Lessons Learned

Richelle J. Koopman, Bonnie J. Wakefield, Jennifer L. Johanning, Lynn E. Keplinger, Robin L. Kruse, Marilee Bomar, Beth Bernt, Douglas S. Wakefield, David R. Mehr
2014 Telemedicine journal and e-health  
Although there was enthusiasm for a patient-centered medical home model that included between-visit telemonitoring, there was concern about the support and resources needed to provide this service to patients  ...  Abstract Background: Prior telemonitoring trials of blood pressure and blood glucose have shown improvements in blood pressure and glycemic targets.  ...  So if you want to change something, some screens are interactive and some are not. It makes it difficult to know where you have to go back to, to get what you want.  ... 
doi:10.1089/tmj.2013.0188 pmid:24350806 pmcid:PMC3934548 fatcat:k3v63axsnfactpapcjsmfnzih4
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