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Self-monitoring of blood glucose changed non-insulin-treated Type 2 diabetes patients' beliefs about diabetes and self-monitoring in a randomized trial.

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AIMS: To determine whether differences in beliefs about diabetes and its treatment resulted from different intensities of self-monitoring of blood glucose (SMBG) in non-insulin treated patients with Type 2 diabetes in the Diabetes Glycaemic Education and Monitoring (DiGEM) trial. METHODS: Patients (n = 453) were randomized to usual care, less-intensive SMBG and more intensive SMBG. Beliefs about diabetes were measured with a standard questionnaire (the revised Illness Perceptions Questionnai...

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French, DP More by this author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford
Kinmonth, AL More by this author
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Journal:
Diabetic medicine : a journal of the British Diabetic Association
Volume:
25
Issue:
10
Pages:
1218-1228
Publication date:
2008-10-05
DOI:
EISSN:
1464-5491
ISSN:
0742-3071
URN:
uuid:8c21832c-ad84-4d06-98dd-125062f0236e
Source identifiers:
72851
Local pid:
pubs:72851

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