Effectiveness of self-management programmes in diabetes management: A systematic review
International Journal of Nursing Practice Aug 10, 2017
Vas A, et al. – The aim of this work was to conduct a systematic review and meta–analysis to evaluate the adequacy of diabetes self–management programs in people with type 2 diabetes. As evidence accumulates, interventions used varied strategies in differing composition, and further work is needed to find out the effectiveness of individual interventions. MethodsGo to Original
- Clinicians conducted a comprehensive literature search to distinguish all published English language articles through EBSCO discovery services in the following electronic database: Science Direct, CINAHL Plus with Full Text, MEDLINE, and Access Medicine.
- Between January 2000 to October 2015, studies were published.
- Thereafter, the initial search retrieved 37 566 studies and based on the inclusion criteria, 14 studies were selected for review.
- Most findings favoured diabetes self–management among 14 studies.
- The overall adequacy of individual interventions was not conclusive.
- They demonstrated a wide variety of interventions including diabetes education as a major component in self–management programs.
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