Aging, Community and Health Research Group (ACHRU)

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News for A Client-Driven Intervention to Support Self-Management among Community-Living Older Adults with Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus and Multiple Chronic Conditions

Just Published - in Pilot and Feasibility Studies

Published on: May 11, 2016

Drs. Maureen Markle-Reid and Jenny Ploeg and the ACHRU research team are authors of The Aging, Community and Health Research Unit—Community Partnership Program for older adults with type 2 diabetes and multiple chronic conditions: a feasibility study in Pilot and Feasibility Studies Journal.

Self-Management among Adults with Type 2 Diabetes and MCC – Study Update # 3

Published on: November 2, 2015

The intervention in this six-month randomized controlled study includes three home visits, monthly group meetings, team meetings and nurse-led assistance to persons with diabetes and MCC and their caregivers on navigating the health care system. This intervention is being compared to usual care.

A Client-Driven Intervention to Support Self-Management among Community-Living Older Adults with Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus and Multiple Chronic Conditions – Research Summary

Published on: October 26, 2015

Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus (T2DM) in older adults is a common and serious chronic condition frequently occurring in the context of other comorbid health conditions.

ACHRU Study 6 Video: Self-Management Among Older Adults with Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus and Multiple Chronic Conditions

Published on: September 14, 2015

A new video about Study 6: Self-Management Among Older Adults with Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus and Multiple Chronic Conditions has been added to our YouTube channel.

Self-Management among Adults with Type 2 Diabetes and MCC – Study Update # 2

Published on: August 25, 2015

The second edition of the Diabetes Study Bulletin highlights the Peterborough Regional Health Centre and the YMCA of Central East Ontario.

New video release: ACHRU Key Principles

Published on: August 24, 2015

ACHRU research key principles include a focus on client-centred care, support for the caregivers in their caregiver role, among others.

Self-Management among Adults with Type 2 Diabetes and MCC – Study Update # 1

Published on: June 12, 2015

The intervention in this six-month randomized controlled study includes three home visits, monthly group meetings, team meetings and nurse-led assistance to persons with diabetes and MCC and their caregivers on navigating the health care system. This intervention is being compared to usual care.

Diabetes Expo

Published on: April 6, 2015

ACHRU’s Research Coordinator, Amy Bartholomew, attended the Diabetes Expo hosted by the Port Hope Community Health Centre on March 28, 2015.

Nearly $6 million to fund new research program on aging at home

Published on: June 26, 2013

A team of researchers from the McMaster School of Nursing has received $5.8 million to fund the new Aging, Community and Health Research Unit.

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