Effects of a Mindfulness Intervention Delivered within Diabetes Education on Diabetes-related Outcomes in Military Veterans
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Health Services R&D
July 2016 -
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DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Twenty-five percent of military Veterans who receive care through the Veterans Health Administration (VHA) have diabetes, making support for diabetes self-management a priority. However, diabetes-related distress resulting from daily self-care tasks affects up to 40% of people with diabetes, placing them at risk for impaired diabetes self-management, decreased metabolic control, and higher morbidity and mortality. Emerging research suggests that mindf...