Skip to main content

Table 1 Relevant areas explored in interview topic guides

From: Barriers and facilitators to taking on diabetes self-management tasks in pre-adolescent children with type 1 diabetes: a qualitative study

• Children’s views, and experiences of, being involved in managing diabetes.
• What do children recall about when and how they began to take on diabetes-related responsibilities; what were these tasks; and, why did they decide to become more involved?
• Children’s perceptions of, and views about, the roles of significant others (e.g. parents, carers, family members, teachers, friends’ parents) in helping them to manage diabetes.
• What are children’s views about taking on new responsibilities for managing diabetes; what tasks do they envisage undertaking; and, what are their reasons for wanting to have more involvement?