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1. Dlugasch, Lucie. The Experiences of Self-Monitoring of Blood Glucose Usage of Adults with Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus who are not using Insulin.

Degree: PhD, Nursing (Nursing), 2009, University of Miami

The purpose of this study was to analyze the experiences of self-monitoring of blood glucose (SMBG) usage of adults with type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) who are not using insulin. The sample consisted of 11 women and 8 men who were Caucasian Americans, 38 to 79 years of age. Data were analyzed using the grounded theory method including open and axial coding and the constant comparative method. The theory of "SMBG as a Cue in T2DM Self-Care" emerged from the data and is composed of four categories (a) Engaging, (b) Checking, (c) Responding, and (d) Establishing a Pattern. Engaging marks the beginning of SMBG. Participants began on the recommendation of their physician and monitored between 2-6 times a day. Participants monitored because of curiosity and over time reduced or kept their initial frequency. Checking occurs when the blood glucose is obtained. Two subcategories emerged: Evaluating and Validating. The main items participants evaluated or validated were the effects of foods in relation to blood glucose levels. Responding involves reacting to SMBG. Two subcategories emerged: Taking Action and Experiencing Emotion. Most actions involved changing foods consumed. Participants described feeling conflicted and "being bad" when not following through with an action. Emotions such as blame and fear were experienced when blood glucose levels were higher than normal, while happiness was experienced with normal levels. Establishing a Pattern occurs when participants decide on how often to monitor. Two subcategories emerged: Using Regularly and Using Sporadically. The pattern developed was based on obtaining "normal" blood glucose patterns or on the absence of ill symptoms of T2DM. Healthcare provider disinterest in SMBG and fingertip pain contributed to a decreased monitoring frequency. Participants described cyclical, iterative episodes of Checking, Responding, and varying their established patterns throughout their experiences with monitoring. Participants discussed the value and struggles of SMBG in a T2DM self-care regimen. The theory of SMBG as a Cue in T2DM Self-Care could be used to guide the development of effective intervention strategies to help individuals with T2DM achieve blood glucose control which, in turn, leads to avoidance of ill symptoms and complications of T2DM. Advisors/Committee Members: Doris Noel Ugarriza - Committee Chair, John G. Ryan - Committee Member, Denise Korniewicz - Committee Member, Rosemary Hall - Committee Member.

Subjects/Keywords: Self-Monitoring Of Blood Glucose Psychosocial Expe; Self-monitoring Of Blood Glucose Practice; Self-monitoring Of Blood Glucose Process

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APA (6th Edition):

Dlugasch, L. (2009). The Experiences of Self-Monitoring of Blood Glucose Usage of Adults with Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus who are not using Insulin. (Doctoral Dissertation). University of Miami. Retrieved from http://scholarlyrepository.miami.edu/oa_dissertations/262

Chicago Manual of Style (16th Edition):

Dlugasch, Lucie. “The Experiences of Self-Monitoring of Blood Glucose Usage of Adults with Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus who are not using Insulin.” 2009. Doctoral Dissertation, University of Miami. Accessed September 25, 2018. http://scholarlyrepository.miami.edu/oa_dissertations/262.

MLA Handbook (7th Edition):

Dlugasch, Lucie. “The Experiences of Self-Monitoring of Blood Glucose Usage of Adults with Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus who are not using Insulin.” 2009. Web. 25 Sep 2018.

Vancouver:

Dlugasch L. The Experiences of Self-Monitoring of Blood Glucose Usage of Adults with Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus who are not using Insulin. [Internet] [Doctoral dissertation]. University of Miami; 2009. [cited 2018 Sep 25]. Available from: http://scholarlyrepository.miami.edu/oa_dissertations/262.

Council of Science Editors:

Dlugasch L. The Experiences of Self-Monitoring of Blood Glucose Usage of Adults with Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus who are not using Insulin. [Doctoral Dissertation]. University of Miami; 2009. Available from: http://scholarlyrepository.miami.edu/oa_dissertations/262


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2. Milone, Mary Anne. The Level of Hope in Patients Receiving Treatment for the Diagnosis of Lung Cancer.

Degree: PhD, Nursing (Nursing), 2010, University of Miami

Lung cancer is the most common cause of cancer deaths worldwide. Hope is considered essential to life and has been positively associated with coping. The purpose of this study was to describe the level of hope in patients receiving medical treatment for lung cancer. The study was guided by Dufault and Martocchio's multidimensional theoretical model of hope. A total of 167 patients were recruited for this cross sectional descriptive study from oncology clinics in the Southeast United States. Each participant completed a nine-item demographic self-survey questionnaire and a twelve-item, four point Likert-type Herth Hope Index (possible scores 12-48, higher score = higher hope) to measure the level of hope. Clinical information included lung cancer type, stage of lung cancer, and time since diagnosis. The overall total mean hope score was 41.48 (SD = 5.10). This finding suggests that although lung cancer patients may be at risk for lower hope scores, this study demonstrated that lung cancer patients continue to hope throughout their disease trajectory. The other major findings demonstrated that widow/widowers (n = 14, 8%), were more hopeful (M = 42.57) than divorced (n = 36, 22%), (M = 39.29) and Blacks/African Americans (n = 22, 13.2%) had higher levels of hope (M = 43.22) than Whites/Caucasians (n = 140, 83%) (M = 41.26). Participants undergoing second line of chemotherapy treatment n = 30 (18%), were more hopeful 43.63(4.99) compared to all others. Future studies may include measuring hope at the time of diagnosis and throughout the disease trajectory, as well as at multiple data points during different lines of chemotherapy treatment. Advisors/Committee Members: Denise M. Korniewicz. - Committee Chair, Stephen Sapp - Committee Member, Rosemary Hall - Committee Member, Lucy Chua - Committee Member.

Subjects/Keywords: Cancer; Lung; Palliative; Hope

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APA (6th Edition):

Milone, M. A. (2010). The Level of Hope in Patients Receiving Treatment for the Diagnosis of Lung Cancer. (Doctoral Dissertation). University of Miami. Retrieved from http://scholarlyrepository.miami.edu/oa_dissertations/409

Chicago Manual of Style (16th Edition):

Milone, Mary Anne. “The Level of Hope in Patients Receiving Treatment for the Diagnosis of Lung Cancer.” 2010. Doctoral Dissertation, University of Miami. Accessed September 25, 2018. http://scholarlyrepository.miami.edu/oa_dissertations/409.

MLA Handbook (7th Edition):

Milone, Mary Anne. “The Level of Hope in Patients Receiving Treatment for the Diagnosis of Lung Cancer.” 2010. Web. 25 Sep 2018.

Vancouver:

Milone MA. The Level of Hope in Patients Receiving Treatment for the Diagnosis of Lung Cancer. [Internet] [Doctoral dissertation]. University of Miami; 2010. [cited 2018 Sep 25]. Available from: http://scholarlyrepository.miami.edu/oa_dissertations/409.

Council of Science Editors:

Milone MA. The Level of Hope in Patients Receiving Treatment for the Diagnosis of Lung Cancer. [Doctoral Dissertation]. University of Miami; 2010. Available from: http://scholarlyrepository.miami.edu/oa_dissertations/409

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