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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Tailored Approaches to Reduce Distress and Improve Self-Management for Veterans with Diabetes (TARDIS)
Principal Investigator:

Allison Lewinski

Location: Durham, NC
Congressional District Code: 1
Research Service: Health Services R&D
Project Period: September 2020 - August 2024
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $275,616
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


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...

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