Latest Self-Management Stories

2013-03-28 13:24:01

Self-management interventions delivered by computer and mobile phone currently provide limited benefits for people with diabetes, according to a systematic review published in The Cochrane Library. Although computer and mobile phone-based self-management programs had small positive effects on blood sugar levels, these effects seemed to be short-lived. 347 million adults worldwide live with diabetes and are at higher risk of heart disease and serious complications such as heart attacks and...

2012-09-22 23:02:09

AudiaHealth announces publication in the Journal of Nursing Administration (JONA) of a clinical trial using ListenUP! for health. The results of the study show daily self-management is well accepted by patients and demonstrated a greater than 50% reduction in the 30-day readmission rate for intervention patients. Charleston, SC (PRWEB) September 22, 2012 AudiaHealth, a Charleston SC-based provider of patient engagement solutions, has been featured in a published study that demonstrates the...

2012-04-10 10:43:28

A new study from researchers at Queen Mary, University of London reveals the many difficulties faced by people with diabetes in self-managing their disease. People with diabetes have to invest a great deal of time and effort to manage their condition. This includes not only monitoring the level of sugar in their blood, organizing their medication and following a restrictive diet but also social challenges such as negotiating relatives' input and gaining access to doctors when they need to....

2012-02-16 14:52:28

Study results show that the online behavioral intervention can be an effective adjunct to a comprehensive medical approach to managing migraine painACTION.com is a free, non-promotional online program designed to support self-management and improve overall function in people with chronic pain. This study tested painACTION.com's ability to increase the use of self-management skills in people with chronic migraine headaches. A total of 185 participants completed the study. Participants...

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  • A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
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