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Supporting self-management after attending a structured education programme: a qualitative longitudinal investigation of type 1 diabetes patients’ experiences and views

  • David Rankin1Email author,
  • Debbie D Cooke2,
  • Jackie Elliott3,
  • Simon R Heller3,
  • Julia Lawton1 and
  • the UK NIHR DAFNE Study Group
BMC Public Health201212:652

Received: 12 March 2012

Accepted: 3 August 2012

Published: 14 August 2012

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Original Submission
12 Mar 2012 Submitted Original manuscript
28 Jun 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Flora Haaijer-Ruskamp
3 Jul 2012 Author responded Author comments - David Rankin
Resubmission - Version 2
3 Jul 2012 Submitted Manuscript version 2
3 Aug 2012 Editorially accepted
14 Aug 2012 Article published 10.1186/1471-2458-12-652

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Authors’ Affiliations

Centre for Population Health Sciences, University of Edinburgh
Epidemiology & Public Health, University College London
Academic Unit of Diabetes, Endocrinology and Metabolism, University of Sheffield