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Professional Resources


The following resources are available to support you in working with your patients to achieve active participation in self-management




Dr. M.T. Vallis--Behaviour Change Institute Tools


If you are interested in hearing Dr. Vallis discuss motivational interviewing,  click here


If you have attended the "Moving Towards Change" workshop, the following tools will help you incorporate your learnings in to your every day clinical practice.


Please click on each tool to view


Behavior Modification Tool


Emotion Management Tool


Motivational Enhancement Tool



Are you are interested in learning more about a Manual for Group-Based Intervention--Psychosocial Diabetes Care"?     




Self- Management Support for HCP by Mike Hindmarsh  

This link provides a video link to a self-management tool kit video   


Self- Management Support-  Youtube Videos

This link provides a video link to a Self Managing Self-Management support video


This link provides a video regarding the importance of self-management in primary care settings


The 5 A's

This link provides a framework for guiding patient-HCP conversations surrounding changing behaviors 



Research Articles


Barriers to Self-Management in People Affected by a Chronic Disease


Development and Pilot-Testing of a Brief Psychosocial Group Intervention Protocol for Type 2 Diabetes Self-Management


The Development and Validation of an Eating Self-Efficacy Scale


The Efficacy of Diabetes Patient Education and Self-Management Education in Type 2 Diabetes


Effectiveness of Diabetes Self-management Education Intervention Elements:  A meta-analysis 


Partnering in Self-Management Support: A Toolkit for Clinicians


Patient Self- Management: Health- Literacy Skills Required


Psychosocial and Management Experiences of Canadian Family Members Living With People With Diabetes:  The Second Diabetes Attitudes, Wishes and Needs Study (DAWN2™)


Perspectives of Canadian Healthcare Professionals on Diabetes Self-Management and Care: Diabetes Attitudes, Wishes and Needs2 (DAWN2™)


"A Daughter’s Frustration with the Dearth of Patient and Family-Centered Care"- Cindy Brach 2014


Diabetes Resources

The following link provides additional resources from the Waterloo Wellington Diabetes website

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