Researchers looking for volunteers for study on diabetes and compassion
“I would like to invite you to take part in a research study that I am conducting as part of my training. Before you decide whether to take part, it is important that you understand why the research is being done and what it would involve for you.”
The project is recruiting adults who have been diagnosed with type 1 or type 2 diabetes. You are invited to participate in this project if you meet the following criteria:
- 18 years old or older.
- Diagnosed with type 1 or type 2 diabetes by a clinician in the NHS more than one year ago.
- Self-managing your condition.
- Experiencing shame or self-criticism in relation to your diabetes diagnosis.
- Residing and receiving healthcare within the United Kingdom (UK).
- Have multiple health conditions, one of which must be type 1 or type 2 diabetes.
As the project has a focus on type 1 or type 2 diabetes, researchers are unable to accept people who have pre-diabetes or gestational diabetes, currently experiencing severe mental health difficulties, self-harming or experiencing suicidal thoughts, and those who are currently engaging with psychological therapy. As the intervention is currently only available in English, researchers are unable to recruit non-English speaking participants in the research or people who do not reside in the UK.
To take part in the study click here
NOTE: DRWF will from time-to-time advise readers of ‘calls to participate’ in diabetes and related health research studies. It should not necessarily be considered that the charity is in any way connected to the study or the group issuing the call for participants. If we are involved in any way, we will make this known. We will only share external calls where we have confirmed that the study holds ethics committee approval, and the study is specific to diabetes and related health. Taking part in a medical research study is a big step and further helpful information can be found via the National Institute for Health and Care Research Clinical Trials Guide.
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