A study comparing outcomes of people with Type 1 diabetes in Ireland, the UK and Germany who have completed a structured education programme. This research will include both quantitative and qualitative studies.
Quantitative study- A common dataset is being collected across ten centres in Germany who deliver the precursor of DAFNE, the Insulin Training and Teaching Programme (ITTP), ten DAFNE research centres in the UK and seven DAFNE
centres in Ireland. Follow up data to be collected at 12 months post DAFNE / ITTP training.
Qualitative study- Interview 16 patients and 4 educators from each country before DAFNE / ITTP with repeat interviews within 6 months following the course to explore their experiences, behaviours and opinions. Courses in all three countries will also be observed in their entirety with in-depth field notes accompanying the observations.
Commenced: February 2010
Completion date: October 2012
Last Updated: 23/04/2013