Type 2 Diabetes

A health education pilot for Latina women with diabetes

The purpose of this study was to develop and pilot test nutrition and physical activity educational tools for immigrant Latina women who have type 2 diabetes and low health literacy levels. Participants' ability to use the tools was assessed and a focus group was conducted (n=26). During two classes, the women were taught diabetes concepts related to nutrition and physical activity and were given a pedometer. The women recorded in a log vegetables consumed and steps taken.

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.

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