About the study

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Is insulin right for me? Resources for people with type 2 diabetes

Insulin injections are a very effective medication for lowering blood glucose levels and may be recommended if other medications are unable to keep your blood glucose levels within a healthy range. However, many people with type 2 diabetes have concerns and questions about injecting insulin. These worries can lead some people to delay changes in their diabetes treatment.

Aim of the study

The aim of this study is to develop and test different web-based resources for people with type 2 diabetes who are thinking of starting insulin injections. We aim to develop a resource that is evidence-based, acceptable to people with type 2 diabetes, and proven to improve understanding of, and reduce concerns, about insulin therapy.

What is involved and who can take part?

The study involves completing two online surveys and providing feedback on a web-based resource.

You may be eligible to take part if you are an Australian adult (aged 18 to 75 years), have type 2 diabetes, and are not currently injecting any medications.

To learn more about the study and check whether you’re eligible, click here

Who is conducting this study?

The study is coordinated by the The Australian Centre for Behavioural Research in Diabetes (ACBRD), a partnership for better health between Diabetes Victoria and Deakin University with funding from Sanofi-Aventis Australia Pty Ltd (Sanofi).

This study has received Deakin University ethics approval (reference number: 2019-253).

Where to find out more

Please read the Study Information Sheet for more information.

You can also contact the study team.

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