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Table 1 Timetable for the Educational Intervention

From: Brief Intervention in Type 1 diabetes – Education for Self-efficacy (BITES): Protocol for a randomised control trial to assess biophysical and psychological effectiveness

Day 1 in Week 1
(0900–1600)
Day 2 in Week 2
(0900–1600)
Day 3 in Week 6
(0900–1300)
1 Introduction. 6 Feedback from last session & Workbook. 11 Feedback from last session & Workbook.
2 Freedom and control in day to day diabetes. 7 Using insulin as a tool. 12 Fine-tuning – activity, eating out & illness.
3 Principles of healthy eating. 8 Understanding insulin adjustment. 13 "Going for Gold" (Motivational video).
4 Analysing food content & estimating carbohydrates. 9 Blood glucose monitoring as a tool (including testing before & after meals). 14 Maintaining change.
5 Group exercise – analysing food content. 10 Exercise in "free diet" – combined food analysis and insulin adjustment.  
Workbook Workbook  
Food analysis – practical exercises & daily comments. Food analysis & insulin adjustment – daily comments.  
1 scheduled phone support call 1 scheduled phone support call