Tailored Approaches to Reduce Distress and Improve Self-Management for Veterans with Diabetes (TARDIS)
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Health Services R&D
September 2020 -
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Background: Diabetes self-management is critical to sustaining optimal health following diagnosis. Diabetes distress (DD) is a crucial factor that influences a Veteran’s engagement in diabetes self- management. DD is distinct from depression, and includes four domains (i.e., regimen, emotional, interpersonal, healthcare provider). The presence of DD negatively impacts engagement in self-management and HbA1c. Despite interventions aimed at decreasing DD, these interventions have shown minimal las...