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Table 1 Themes to be included in topic guide for interviews with patients with DM

From: Developing a questionnaire to determine the impact of self-management in diabetes: giving people with diabetes a voice

Task-related
 Monitoring and burden
 Information overloada
 Satisfaction
 Reinforcement of behavioura
 Getting feedback on performance/satisfaction
 Self-efficacy
 Problem solving
Physical
 Exercise
 Healthy eating
 Being active
Emotional
 Stress
 Distress
 Denial
 Acceptance
 Regret/guilta
 Confidence
 Copinga
 Control
 Empowerment – reduced decision-making
 Blamea
 Self-imagea
Social
 Support
 Relationship stress
 Peer pressurea
 Understanding of others
  1. aadditional themes added by PPI panel