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Casey, D., O'Hara, M. C., Meehan, B., Byrne, M., Dinneen, S. F., & Murphy, K.
2014
April
Journal Of Mixed Methods Research
A mixed methods study exploring the factors and behaviors that affect glycemic control following a structured education program: The Irish DAFNE study.
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Type 1 diabetes mellitus Dose Adjustment for Normal Eating (DAFNE) self-management glycemic control (HbA1c) structured education programs DIABETES SELF-MANAGEMENT INTENSIFIED INSULIN THERAPY OF-LIFE SCALE NATIONAL STANDARDS PATIENT ADHERENCE MEDICAL-TREATMENT HOSPITAL ANXIETY CARE MANAGEMENT CHRONIC ILLNESS SOCIAL SUPPORT
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Aim: To explain the factors affecting glycemic control (measured by HbA1c) following the Dose Adjustment for Normal Eating (DAFNE) program. Background: DAFNE is a structured education program designed to assist persons with type 1 diabetes mellitus achieve optimal glycemic control. However, not all participants reach this goal. Few studies comprehensively explain why this is the case. Research Design: A concurrent mixed methods design. Data were collected from participants (n = 34) at three time points post DAFNE in five participating sites. Each data set was analyzed separately and then integrated. Results: Motivation and support differed for participants who were out of control and those in control. Conclusion: Setting targets/goals and motivations are key in helping participants attain optimal HbA1c.
10.1177/1558689814547579
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