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In a systematic review of self-management interventions for asthma, effective strategies utilize a combination of patient engagement and training of healthcare professionals, indicating that self-management support should be implemented in clinical practice.
In an interview-based study, South Asian mothers with gestational diabetes report conflicting advice from peers vs clinicians, and admit socio-cultural factors play a key role, so any behavioral interventions should take into account cultural factors.
Towards core outcome set development: a follow-up descriptive survey of outcomes in Cochrane reviews
Core outcome sets can help reduce research waste by addressing outcome reporting bias and heterogeneity. Between 2007 and 2013, Cochrane reviews have increased the proportion of reported outcomes and explanations behind non-reported outcomes.
A mixed methods study of British South Asian patients suggests that better understanding of the contextual determinants of behavior could facilitate development of appropriate interventions to modify diabetes-related illness beliefs and support self-management.
Healthier lifestyle behavior is associated with better survival in colorectal cancer (CRC) patients, emphasizing the benefit of following the existing diet and exercise recommendations for cancer prevention.
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