Testing a peer support intervention for people with type 2 diabetes: a pilot for a randomised controlled trial


Simmons, D; Cohn, S; Bunn, C; Birch, K; Donald, S; Paddison, C; Ward, C; Robins, P; Prevost, AT; Graffy, J; (2013) Testing a peer support intervention for people with type 2 diabetes: a pilot for a randomised controlled trial. BMC Fam Pract, 14. p. 5. ISSN 1471-2296 DOI: https://doi.org/10.1186/1471-2296-14-5

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Abstract

People with Type 2 diabetes face various psycho-social, self-management and clinical care issues and evidence is mixed whether support from others with diabetes, 'peer support', can help. We now describe a 2 month pilot study of different peer support interventions.

Item Type: Article
Keywords: Aged, Aged, 80 and over, Diabetes Mellitus, Type 2, Female, Humans, Interviews as Topic, Male, Middle Aged, Patient Compliance, Patient Education as Topic, Patient Selection, Peer Group, Pilot Projects, Program Evaluation, Questionnaires, Self Care, Self-Help Groups, Social Support, Aged, Aged, 80 and over, Diabetes Mellitus, Type 2, prevention & control, psychology, Female, Humans, Interviews as Topic, Male, Middle Aged, Patient Compliance, Patient Education as Topic, Patient Selection, Peer Group, Pilot Projects, Program Evaluation, Questionnaires, Self Care, Self-Help Groups, Social Support
Faculty and Department: Faculty of Public Health and Policy > Dept of Health Services Research and Policy
PubMed ID: 23297781
Web of Science ID: 313518800001
URI: http://researchonline.lshtm.ac.uk/id/eprint/1669810

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