Motivational interviewing to maximize utilisation of self-management education for adults with type 2 diabetes (ST07-036)

Main institution:
BHCS Institute for Healthcare Research and Improvement (USA)

Principal investigator:
Robert Mayberry

Location of the project:
Dallas TX, USA

Amount allocated:
USD 65,000

Date:
June 1, 2008 - July 1, 2011

Objectives:
The project examined if adding a motivational interviewing (MI) component to Diabetes Self Management Education will improve program completion rates and help people with diabetes better manage their diabetes for a sustained period of time. If MI is proven to be an effective tool, MI will be incorporated into DSME programs and will result in improved quality of care for persons with diabetes.

Project ended in July, 2011

BRIDGES (Bringing Research in Diabetes to Global Environments and Systems) is a programme initiated by the International Diabetes Federation, and supported by an educational grant from Lilly Diabetes.