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Shared decision-making: the perspectives of young adults with type 1 diabetes mellitus


BACKGROUND: Shared decision-making (SDM) is at the core of patient-centered care. We examined whether young adults with type 1 diabetes perceived the clinician groups they consulted as practicing SDM. METHODS: In a web-based survey, 150 Australians aged 18-35 years and with type 1 diabetes rated seven aspects of SDM in their interactions with endocrinologists, diabetes educators, dieticians, and general practitioners. Additionally, 33 participants in seven focus groups discussed these aspects of SDM. RESULTS: Of the 150 respondents, 90% consulted endocrinologists, 60% diabetes educators, 33% dieticians, and 37% general practitioners. The majority of participants rated all professions as oriented toward all aspects of SDM, but there were professional differences. These ranged from 94.4% to 82.2% for

Type Journal
ISBN 1177-889X (Electronic) 1177-889X (Linking)
Authors Wiley, J. ; Westbrook, M. ; Greenfield, J. R. ; Day, R. O. ; Braithwaite, J.;
Publisher Name Patient Preference and Adherence
Published Date 2014-01-01
Published Volume 8
Published Pages 423-35
Status Published in-print
OpenAccess link to author's accepted manuscript version