self-care

The Relationship Between Depressive Symptoms and Self-Management Behaviors in Patients With T2DM and Stage 3 CKD

PURPOSE: This study aimed to assess the relationship of depressive symptoms with self-management by adults with type 2 diabetes mellitus and chronic kidney disease.

DESIGN AND METHODS: Using a descriptive correlational design, participants completed Beck's Depression Inventory (BDI-II) and Summary of Diabetes Self-Care Activities measure.

Medication adherence interventions for heart failure patients: A meta-analysis

Abstract

Background: Adherence to medications is an essential part of heart failure self-care. Poor medication adherence leads to increased rates of exacerbation causing hospitalizations and increased morbidity and mortality.

Aims: This meta-analysis aimed to quantify the effect of interventions to improve adherence to heart failure medications on adherence outcomes.

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