The effectiveness of peer health coaching in improving glycemic control among low-income patients with diabetes: protocol for a randomized controlled trial
- Does Counseling by Clinicians Improve Physical Activity? A Summary of the Evidence for the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force. Eden, Karen B.; Orleans, C. Tracy; Mulrow, Cynthia D.; Pender, Nola J.; Teutsch, Steven M. // Annals of Internal Medicine;8/6/2002, Vol. 137 Issue 3, p208
Presents a study that seeks to determine whether counseling adults in primary care settings improves and maintains physical activity levels. Utilizes controlled trials, case-controlled studies and observational studies to further examine counseling interventions used to increase physical...
- A counseling strategy was better than usual care for
adopting and maintaining physical activity in type 2 diabetes:
COMMENTARY. Smith, Steven A.; Vickers, Kristin S. // ACP Journal Club;Nov/Dec2003, Vol. 139 Issue 3, p69
Empirical evidence of the effectiveness of physical activity counseling in primary care settings has been mixed and the perception that it is ineffective may contribute to the low rates of physical activity counseling by physicians. Because physical activity is a vital component in the...
- 'Diabetes could be a low priority for PCTs'. // GP: General Practitioner;1/13/2003, p3
Reports on the possibility for Primary Care Trusts in Great Britain to consider the National Service Framework (NSF) for diabetes as a low priority matter. Suggestion of Mike Pringle, co-chairman of diabetes NSF implementation group regarding this possibility.
- Putting information into action to better care for our patients. Rosof, Bernard M. // Journal of Family Practice;Oct2007 Supplement, Vol. 56, p2
The article discusses various reports published within the issue including articles on diabetes and access to medical care.
- PACE: Evaluating its Use in the Primary Care Setting. Smith, Caren E.; Ross, Elizabeth M. // Nutrition in Clinical Care;May/Jun2002, Vol. 5 Issue 3, p133
Evaluates the applications of Patient-Centered Assessment and Counseling for Exercise and Nutrition (PACE) in primary medical care. Key features of PACE; Rating of current physical activity status; Theoretical significance to nutrition in primary care.
- Establishing an Effective Framework for Physical Activity Counseling in Primary Care Settings. Blackburn, MALD, David G. // Nutrition in Clinical Care;May/Jun2002, Vol. 5 Issue 3, p95
Abstract This article examines the role of the primary care physician in providing physical activity counseling and proposes a framework for maximizing the effectiveness of this activity. Many studies have been conducted to evaluate the effectiveness of physical activity counseling in the...
- Assessing the Transtheoretical Model of Change Constructs for Physicians Counseling Smokers. Park, Elyse R.; DePue, Judith D.; Goldstein, Michael G.; Niaura, Raymond; Harlow, Lisa L.; Willey, Cynthia; Rakowski, William; Prokhorov, Alexander V. // Annals of Behavioral Medicine;2003, Vol. 25 Issue 2, p120
Baseline data from a population-based sample of 259 primary care physician were used to examine the interrelations of 3 central constructs of the Transtheoretical Model of Change (TTM; stages of change, self-efficacy, and decisional balance) in regard to smoking cessation counseling behavior. In...
- Review: Primary care counseling improves psychological symptoms in patients with psychological and psychosocial problems. Baty, Philip J. // ACP Journal Club;May/Jun2002, Vol. 136 Issue 3, p108
Comments on a study which investigated the effectiveness and cost effectiveness of counseling in primary care. Benefits from counseling in primary care in patients with psychological psychosocial problems; Limitations of the study.
- Consellors in Primary Care: Benefits and Lessons Learned. Kates, Nick; Crustolo, Anne-Marie; Farrar, Sheryl; Nikolaou, Lambrina // Canadian Journal of Psychiatry;Nov2002, Vol. 47 Issue 9, p857
Objective: To describe a program that integrates mental health counsellors within primary care settings, to present data on the program's impact, and to discuss lessons learned that may apply in other communities. Methods: This paper describes a Canadian program that brings counsellors and...