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Table 1 Summary of diabetes assessment tools

From: The LMC Skills, Confidence & Preparedness Index (SCPI): development and evaluation of a novel tool for assessing self-management in patients with diabetes

Name of tool Aspect of care assessed Number of items
Problem areas in diabetes (PAID) [18] Diabetes specific emotional distress 20
Diabetes Treatment Satisfaction Questionnaire (DTSQ) [6] Treatment satisfaction 8
Audit of Diabetes-Dependent Quality of Life (ADDQoL) [7] Impact of diabetes and its treatment on quality of life 13
Appraisal of Diabetes Scale (ADS) [8] Individuals appraisal of diabetes and how it affects their life 7
Diabetes Care Profile (DCP) [10] Social and psychological factors associated with Diabetes and it’s treatment 234
Diabetes-39 Questionnaire (D-39) [5] Quality of life in diabetic patients 39
Diabetes Health Profile (DHP) [17] Eating, activity and psychological distress 32
Diabetes Impact Measurement Scales (DIMS) [14] Symptoms, well-being, moral and social life 44
Diabetes Quality of Life Clinical Trial Questionnaire (DQLCTQ) [20] Changes on quality of life for diabetic patients in clinical trials 142
Diabetes Quality of Life Measure (DQOL) [13] Life satisfaction, diabetes impact, worries about diabetes and social concerns 46
Diabetes Specific Quality-of-Life Scale (DSQOLS) [4] Treatment goals, burden of diabetes care and management 64
Questionnaire on Stress in Patients with Diabetes – Revised (QSD-R) [15] Treatment goals, treatment success and burden of diabetes care and management 64
Well-being Enquiry for Diabetics (WED) [16] Quality of life 50
Diabetes Empowerment Scale (DES) [3] Psychosocial self-efficacy 37
Diabetes Knowledge Test (DKT) [9] General Knowledge of Diabetes 23
Diabetes Self-Efficacy Scale [12] Self-efficacy of diabetes self-care 12
Diabetes Self-Management Questionnaire (DSMQ) [19] Diabetes-specific self-care activities associated with glycemic control 16
Diabetes Knowledge Questionnaire (DKQ) [11] General Knowledge of Diabetes 24
Confidence in Diabetes Self-Care Scale (CIDS) [22] Confidence in diabetes-specific self-care behaviours 20
Summary of Diabetes Self-Care Activities Measure (SDSCA) [21] Activities associated with diabetes self-management 25