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Concha, Jeannie B.; Kelly, Kristen; Mezuk, Briana – Health Education & Behavior, 2021
Background: Hispanics/Latinos in the United States experience both a health advantage and disadvantage in developing diabetes. Ethnic identity, a predictor of psychological well-being, has not been widely applied to physical health outcomes. The objective of this study is to apply what is known regarding ethnic identity and psychological health to…
Descriptors: Hispanic American Students, Ethnicity, Diabetes, Well Being
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Fisher, Carla L.; Ledford, Christy J. W.; Wollney, Easton; Crawford, Paul F. – Health Education Journal, 2021
Objectives: Military retirement happens early in the lifespan presenting a unique transition that challenges chronic illness. The purpose of this study was to explore the factors that military retirees experience as they transition from active duty to military retirement that they perceive as inhibiting their ability to manage type 2 diabetes…
Descriptors: Military Personnel, Retirement, Diabetes, Self Management
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Ugliara Barone, Mark Thomaz; Chaluppe, Matheus; Ripoli, Pedro; Patricio, Bruna Talita; Lima, Bruna Letícia Souza; Galastri, Lucas Leme; Wieselberg, Ronaldo Jose Pineda; Xavier de Oliveira, Lucas; Ngongo, Belinda; Demont, Audrey Guibat; de Luca, Patrícia Vieira – Health Education Journal, 2021
Background: Acceptance and adjustment to lifelong noncommunicable diseases (NCDs) pose a great challenge for individuals living with these conditions. Diabetes is one of the most prevalent NCDs, with type 1 diabetes usually diagnosed during childhood. Self-leadership is linked to internal and external factors that may motivate individuals with…
Descriptors: Diabetes, Skill Development, Empowerment, Youth Leaders
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Dincer, Berna; Bahçecik, Nefise – Health Education Journal, 2021
Objective: This study aimed to develop an animation-supported Mobile Diabetic Foot Care Education (M-DFCE) application for use by individuals with type 2 diabetes and identify its effects on knowledge, self-efficacy and foot care behaviour. Design: Randomised, controlled experimental study. Setting and Method: The study was carried out between…
Descriptors: Diabetes, Health Education, Telecommunications, Handheld Devices
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Perez-Cornejo, Patricia; Corral-Fernandez, Nancy E.; Guzman-Hernandez, Maria Luisa; Gopalan, Chaya – Advances in Physiology Education, 2021
It is important for medical students to understand the relationship between nutrition, obesity, and diabetes to educate their patients in the future. However, medical training does not always include nutritional education. An experiential learning project was incorporated into the medical school curriculum as an effort to implement nutrition in…
Descriptors: Nutrition, Health Education, Obesity, Diabetes
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Best, Nakia C.; Nichols, Ann O.; Oppewal, Sonda; Pierre-Louis, Bosny; Waller, Anna E.; Zomorodi, Meg; Travers, Debbie – Journal of School Nursing, 2021
School nurses are instrumental in delivering health services to children in schools. This study addresses the gap in school nurse health services data, examining patterns in health services and programs provided by school nurses between 2006 and 2016 for students in North Carolina public schools. This study focused on services and programs related…
Descriptors: School Nurses, School Health Services, Public Schools, Diseases
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Umucu, Emre; Iwanaga, Kanako; Alrabiah, Abdalmajeed; Chan, Fong; Johnson, Ebonee; Wu, Jia-Rung; Strauser, David; Estala-Gutierrez, Veronica Y.; Washington, Khadidra – Rehabilitation Research, Policy, and Education, 2021
Purpose: Evidence shows that region of country is a critical factor in understanding diabetes-related health disparities. The purpose of this study was to examine whether geographic location (southern states vs. other states) attenuate or strengthen the relationship between state diabetes rates and (a) race/ethnicity, (b) income, and (c)…
Descriptors: Diabetes, Geographic Location, Racial Differences, Ethnicity
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Cinti, Stefano – School Science Review, 2021
Every day we deal with chemistry in various forms, but sometimes we don't see that. An example is biosensors that help us to evaluate health conditions, monitor environmental pollution and ensure food freshness. The most well known (and most widely sold) is the biosensor for blood glucose measurement, used every day by people with diabetes.…
Descriptors: High School Students, Measurement, Chemistry, Science Laboratories
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Allen, Asiah; Hill, Eddie; Williams, Rowan; Viglietta, Christina; Miles, Deborah – Journal of Outdoor Recreation, Education, and Leadership, 2021
This study examined the impact of a rock climbing program on youth with type 1 diabetes. The study utilized a mixed-methods quasi-experimental research design to measure subscales of the American Camp Association Youth Outcomes Battery on independence, perceived competence, and friendship skill. Pre- and posttest instruments were utilized over a…
Descriptors: Recreational Activities, Diabetes, Comparative Analysis, Program Descriptions
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Ahmed, Ali; Hammarstedt, Mats; Karlsson, Karl – Education Economics, 2021
This article presents the results of a field experiment in which fictitious parents of children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and type 1 diabetes mellitus (T1DM) sent inquiries to schools in Sweden about admission of their children to the mandatory preschool class. Results show that inquiries concerning a child with no…
Descriptors: Social Discrimination, Students with Disabilities, Foreign Countries, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
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Ligita, Titan; Harvey, Nichole; Wicking, Kristin; Francis, Karen; Nurjannah, Intansari – Health Education, 2021
Purpose: This paper aims to explicate one of the major findings of a research study seeking to understand how Indonesian people with diabetes learn about their disease. The one key finding discussed in this paper is how families influence the learning and self-management processes adopted by Indonesian people with diabetes.…
Descriptors: Diabetes, Self Management, Family Role, Foreign Countries
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Rost, Michael; Nast, Rebecca; Elger, Bernice S.; Shaw, David – Research Ethics, 2021
This paper addresses psychological factors that might interfere with informed consent on the part of stable patients as potential early-phase clinical trial participants. Thirty-six semistructured interviews with patients who had either diabetes or gout were conducted. We investigated stable patients' attitudes towards participating in a…
Descriptors: Patients, Medical Research, Informed Consent, Psychological Patterns
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Fauber, Daphne; Sasser, Libby; Strimel, Greg J. – Technology and Engineering Teacher, 2021
This Engineering in Action article presents a socially relevant lesson designed to intentionally teach secondary students core engineering concepts related to the practices of Engineering Design and Quantitative Analysis as well as knowledge related to Engineering Sciences (presented in the "Framework for P-12 Engineering Learning"…
Descriptors: Engineering Education, Diabetes, Relevance (Education), Medical Services
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Lineberry, Michelle; Noland, Melody; Wilson, John F. – Journal of School Nursing, 2021
Many children have diagnosed diabetes that must be safely managed at school. New laws have created the potential for school systems to rely more heavily on unlicensed assistive personnel (UAP) than on nurses to deliver health services, including administration of insulin injections. Using the theory of planned behavior as a framework, aims were to…
Descriptors: Diabetes, School Nurses, Role, School Health Services
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Bleeker, Martha M.; Aharpour, Delara – Regional Educational Laboratory Mid-Atlantic, 2021
To inform a plan for supporting students with health conditions, District of Columbia Public Schools (DCPS) partnered with the Regional Educational Laboratory Mid-Atlantic on a study to understand how the prevalence of health conditions differs by student characteristics, whether students are supported through a 504 plan or an individualized…
Descriptors: Public Schools, Special Needs Students, At Risk Students, Gender Differences
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