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Published on BioPortfolio: 2018-02-22T19:05:23-0500
Diabetes Mellitus (DM) affects patients' quality of life in different dimensions. Therefore, it is considered a priority to design and create specialized intervention programs in order to ...
This study will determine the feasibility and effectiveness of a monthly social support group along with a weekly peer-to-peer meeting in improving perceived level of social support, diabe...
A study to test for non-inferiority of preprandial HIIP [also known as AIR® Inhaled Insulin Powder][AIR® is a registered trademark of Alkermes,Inc.] compared with preprandial injectable...
The objective is to evaluate the efficacy of a web-trained workforce of Hispanic and African American diabetes peer mentors delivering Diabetes Self-Management Support (DSMS) to patients w...
This project will develop a combined model of the Shanghai Integration Model and peer support, implement and evaluate it in ten Community Health Centers in Shanghai, disseminate the result...
Telephone-delivered intervention can provide support in diabetes self-management to improve glycemic control. "eStar program" is a telephone support platform for type 2 diabetes on glargine insulin tr...
The major efficacy trials on diabetes prevention have used resource-intensive approaches to identify high-risk individuals and deliver lifestyle interventions. Such strategies are not feasible for wid...
Currently 23 million U.S. adults have been diagnosed with diabetes (1). The two most common forms of diabetes are type 1 and type 2. Type 1 diabetes results from the autoimmune destruction of the panc...
The aim of this study was to determine the level of awareness of hypoglycemia, the level of fear for hypoglycemia, and the response to hypoglycemic events among insulin-treated diabetes patients from ...
We hypothesized that diabetes-related distress would vary by type of diabetes and medication regimen [Type 1 diabetes (T1DM), Type 2 diabetes with insulin use (T2DM-i), Type 2 diabetes without insulin...
A subtype of DIABETES MELLITUS that is characterized by INSULIN deficiency. It is manifested by the sudden onset of severe HYPERGLYCEMIA, rapid progression to DIABETIC KETOACIDOSIS, and DEATH unless treated with insulin. The disease may occur at any age, but is most common in childhood or adolescence.
A subclass of DIABETES MELLITUS that is not INSULIN-responsive or dependent (NIDDM). It is characterized initially by INSULIN RESISTANCE and HYPERINSULINEMIA; and eventually by GLUCOSE INTOLERANCE; HYPERGLYCEMIA; and overt diabetes. Type II diabetes mellitus is no longer considered a disease exclusively found in adults. Patients seldom develop KETOSIS but often exhibit OBESITY.
The time period before the development of symptomatic diabetes. For example, certain risk factors can be observed in subjects who subsequently develop INSULIN RESISTANCE as in type 2 diabetes (DIABETES MELLITUS, TYPE 2).
A 51-amino acid pancreatic hormone that plays a major role in the regulation of glucose metabolism, directly by suppressing endogenous glucose production (GLYCOGENOLYSIS; GLUCONEOGENESIS) and indirectly by suppressing GLUCAGON secretion and LIPOLYSIS. Native insulin is a globular protein comprised of a zinc-coordinated hexamer. Each insulin monomer containing two chains, A (21 residues) and B (30 residues), linked by two disulfide bonds. Insulin is used as a drug to control insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus (DIABETES MELLITUS, TYPE 1).
The effect or sway that a PEER GROUP exerts on the beliefs, value systems and behavior of each member of a group. The social expectations for individuals to conform to peer group influence is known as peer pressure.