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Managing diabetes in people with dementia: protocol for a realist review

Bunn, F. and Goodman, C. and Rycroft-Malone, J. and Jones, P.R. and Burton, C. and Rait, G. and Trivedi, D. and Bayer, A. and Sinclair, A. (2016) Managing diabetes in people with dementia: protocol for a realist review. Systematic Reviews, 5 (5). DOI: 10.1186/s13643-015-0182-4 (In Press)

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Abstract

Worldwide, the prevalences of diabetes and dementia are both increasing, particularly in older people. Rates of diabetes in people with dementia are between 13 and 20 %. Diabetes management and diabetic self-care may be adversely affected by the presence of dementia. There is a need to know what interventions work best in the management of diabetes in people living with dementia (PLWD) in different settings and at different stages of the dementia trajectory. The overall aim is to develop an explanatory account or programme theory about �what works� in the management of diabetes in people in what context and to identify promising interventions that merit further evaluation.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: Research Publications
Departments: College of Health and Behavioural Sciences > School of Healthcare Sciences
Date Deposited: 20 Jan 2016 03:14
Last Modified: 05 Feb 2016 03:39
ISSN: 2046-4053
URI: http://e.bangor.ac.uk/id/eprint/6100
Identification Number: DOI: 10.1186/s13643-015-0182-4
Publisher: Biomed Central
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