J Lawton

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Affiliation: University of Edinburgh
Country: UK

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Experiences, views, and support needs of family members of people with hypoglycemia unawareness: interview study
    Julia Lawton
    Corresponding author Julia Lawton
    Diabetes Care 37:109-15. 2014
  2. pmc Supporting self-management after attending a structured education programme: a qualitative longitudinal investigation of type 1 diabetes patients' experiences and views
    David Rankin
    Centre for Population Health Sciences, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, EH8 9AG, UK
    BMC Public Health 12:652. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Self-treating hypoglycaemia: a longitudinal qualitative investigation of the experiences and views of people with Type 1 diabetes
    J Lawton
    Centre for Population Health Sciences, University of Edinburgh, UK
    Diabet Med 30:209-15. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Is consulting patients about their health service preferences a useful exercise?
    Julia Lawton
    University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
    Qual Health Res 23:876-86. 2013
  5. doi request reprint Patients' experiences of adjusting insulin doses when implementing flexible intensive insulin therapy: a longitudinal, qualitative investigation
    J Lawton
    Centre for Population Health Sciences, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK
    Diabetes Res Clin Pract 98:236-42. 2012
  6. doi request reprint Understanding the outcomes of multi-centre clinical trials: a qualitative study of health professional experiences and views
    Julia Lawton
    Centre for Population Health Sciences, University of Edinburgh, Teviot Place, Edinburgh EH8 9AG, United Kingdom
    Soc Sci Med 74:574-81. 2012
  7. pmc Recruiting South Asians to a lifestyle intervention trial: experiences and lessons from PODOSA (Prevention of Diabetes & Obesity in South Asians)
    Anne Douglas
    Centre for Population Health Sciences, The University of Edinburgh, Medical School, Teviot Place, Edinburgh EH8 9AG, UK
    Trials 12:220. 2011
  8. pmc A longitudinal qualitative study examining the factors impacting on the ability of persons with T1DM to assimilate the Dose Adjustment for Normal Eating (DAFNE) principles into daily living and how these factors change over time
    Dympna Casey
    School of Nursing and Midwifery, National University of Ireland, Galway, Ireland
    BMC Public Health 11:672. 2011
  9. pmc Challenges of maintaining research protocol fidelity in a clinical care setting: a qualitative study of the experiences and views of patients and staff participating in a randomized controlled trial
    Julia Lawton
    Centre for Population Health Sciences, University of Edinburgh, Medical School, Teviot Place, Edinburgh, EH8 9AG, UK
    Trials 12:108. 2011
  10. ncbi request reprint Contextualising accounts of illness: notions of responsibility and blame in white and South Asian respondents' accounts of diabetes causation
    Julia Lawton
    Research Unit in Health, Behaviour and Change, School of Clinical Sciences and Community Health, The University of Edinburgh Medical School, Teviot Place, Edinburgh, UK
    Sociol Health Illn 29:891-906. 2007

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Publications41

  1. doi request reprint Experiences, views, and support needs of family members of people with hypoglycemia unawareness: interview study
    Julia Lawton
    Corresponding author Julia Lawton
    Diabetes Care 37:109-15. 2014
    ..Raising awareness among health care professionals is essential, and developing proactive support for family should be considered...
  2. pmc Supporting self-management after attending a structured education programme: a qualitative longitudinal investigation of type 1 diabetes patients' experiences and views
    David Rankin
    Centre for Population Health Sciences, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, EH8 9AG, UK
    BMC Public Health 12:652. 2012
    ..The objective was to inform future support offered to course graduates...
  3. doi request reprint Self-treating hypoglycaemia: a longitudinal qualitative investigation of the experiences and views of people with Type 1 diabetes
    J Lawton
    Centre for Population Health Sciences, University of Edinburgh, UK
    Diabet Med 30:209-15. 2013
    ..Our aims were: to identify treatments that are acceptable to people with Type 1 diabetes; and to provide recommendations for promoting self-treatment in line with clinical guidelines...
  4. doi request reprint Is consulting patients about their health service preferences a useful exercise?
    Julia Lawton
    University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
    Qual Health Res 23:876-86. 2013
    ..We use our findings and experiences to problematize the notion of a patient preference and to raise questions about what we can really learn from consulting patients about the care they receive within the context of an RCT...
  5. doi request reprint Patients' experiences of adjusting insulin doses when implementing flexible intensive insulin therapy: a longitudinal, qualitative investigation
    J Lawton
    Centre for Population Health Sciences, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK
    Diabetes Res Clin Pract 98:236-42. 2012
    ..To explore patients' experiences of using flexible intensive insulin therapy, a regimen requiring them to determine and adjust quick-acting and background/basal insulin doses and mealtime ratios...
  6. doi request reprint Understanding the outcomes of multi-centre clinical trials: a qualitative study of health professional experiences and views
    Julia Lawton
    Centre for Population Health Sciences, University of Edinburgh, Teviot Place, Edinburgh EH8 9AG, United Kingdom
    Soc Sci Med 74:574-81. 2012
    ....
  7. pmc Recruiting South Asians to a lifestyle intervention trial: experiences and lessons from PODOSA (Prevention of Diabetes & Obesity in South Asians)
    Anne Douglas
    Centre for Population Health Sciences, The University of Edinburgh, Medical School, Teviot Place, Edinburgh EH8 9AG, UK
    Trials 12:220. 2011
    ..Despite the growing emphasis on the inclusion of ethnic minority patients in research, there is little published on the recruitment of these populations especially to randomised, community based, lifestyle intervention trials in the UK...
  8. pmc A longitudinal qualitative study examining the factors impacting on the ability of persons with T1DM to assimilate the Dose Adjustment for Normal Eating (DAFNE) principles into daily living and how these factors change over time
    Dympna Casey
    School of Nursing and Midwifery, National University of Ireland, Galway, Ireland
    BMC Public Health 11:672. 2011
    ..The study aim was to identify the key factors impacting on persons with Type 1 diabetes ability to assimilate the Dose Adjustment For Normal Eating (DAFNE) DAFNE principles into their daily lives and how these factors change over time...
  9. pmc Challenges of maintaining research protocol fidelity in a clinical care setting: a qualitative study of the experiences and views of patients and staff participating in a randomized controlled trial
    Julia Lawton
    Centre for Population Health Sciences, University of Edinburgh, Medical School, Teviot Place, Edinburgh, EH8 9AG, UK
    Trials 12:108. 2011
    ..5%) among patients who participated in the Treating to Target in Type 2 Diabetes Trial (4-T). The objective was to inform interpretation of trial outcomes and provide recommendations for future trial delivery...
  10. ncbi request reprint Contextualising accounts of illness: notions of responsibility and blame in white and South Asian respondents' accounts of diabetes causation
    Julia Lawton
    Research Unit in Health, Behaviour and Change, School of Clinical Sciences and Community Health, The University of Edinburgh Medical School, Teviot Place, Edinburgh, UK
    Sociol Health Illn 29:891-906. 2007
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  11. doi request reprint Patients' perceptions and experiences of taking oral glucose-lowering agents: a longitudinal qualitative study
    J Lawton
    Research Unit in Health, Behaviour and Change, School of Clinical Sciences and Community Health, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK
    Diabet Med 25:491-5. 2008
    ....
  12. doi request reprint Dose Adjustment for Normal Eating: a qualitative longitudinal exploration of the food and eating practices of type 1 diabetes patients converted to flexible intensive insulin therapy in the UK
    J Lawton
    Centre for Population Health Sciences, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK
    Diabetes Res Clin Pract 91:87-93. 2011
    ....
  13. doi request reprint 'We should change ourselves, but we can't': accounts of food and eating practices amongst British Pakistanis and Indians with type 2 diabetes
    Julia Lawton
    Community Health Sciences, University of Edinburgh, Medical School, Edinburgh, UK
    Ethn Health 13:305-19. 2008
    ..To look at food and eating practices from the perspectives of Pakistanis and Indians with type 2 diabetes, their perceptions of the barriers and facilitators to dietary change, and the social and cultural factors informing their accounts...
  14. doi request reprint How do structured education programmes work? An ethnographic investigation of the dose adjustment for normal eating (DAFNE) programme for type 1 diabetes patients in the UK
    Julia Lawton
    Population Health Sciences, The University of Edinburgh, Medical School, Teviot Place, Edinburgh EH8 9AG, United Kingdom
    Soc Sci Med 71:486-93. 2010
    ..This included inter-corporeal processes through which patients recalibrated their risk thermostats in light of the insulin dose adjustment experiences of others...
  15. doi request reprint Shifting accountability: a longitudinal qualitative study of diabetes causation accounts
    Julia Lawton
    Research Unit in Health, Behaviour and Change, The University of Edinburgh, Medical School, Teviot Place, Edinburgh EH8 9AG, United Kingdom
    Soc Sci Med 67:47-56. 2008
    ..We also provide reflections upon the implications of our findings for qualitative research designs and sampling strategies...
  16. ncbi request reprint Diabetes service provision: a qualitative study of the experiences and views of Pakistani and Indian patients with Type 2 diabetes
    J Lawton
    Research Unit in Health, Behaviour and Change, School of Clinical Sciences and Community Health, The University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK
    Diabet Med 23:1003-7. 2006
    ..To explore Pakistani and Indian patients' experiences of, and views about, diabetes services in order to inform the development of culturally sensitive services...
  17. pmc Participating in the United Kingdom Prospective Diabetes Study (UKPDS): a qualitative study of patients' experiences
    Julia Lawton
    Research Unit in Health, Behaviour and Change, University of Edinburgh, Medical School, Teviot Place, Edinburgh EH8 9AG
    Br J Gen Pract 53:394-8. 2003
    ..Those taking back the clinical care of trial participants with chronic disease may wish to consider a 're-entry' interview, to minimise trial bereavement...
  18. ncbi request reprint Diabetes service provision: a qualitative study of newly diagnosed Type 2 diabetes patients' experiences and views
    J Lawton
    Research Unit in Health, Behaviour and Change, School of Clinical Sciences and Community Health, The University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK
    Diabet Med 22:1246-51. 2005
    ..To provide recommendations to maximize opportunities brought by the devolvement of services from secondary to primary healthcare settings...
  19. ncbi request reprint 'I can't do any serious exercise': barriers to physical activity amongst people of Pakistani and Indian origin with Type 2 diabetes
    J Lawton
    Research Unit in Health, Behaviour Change, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh EH8 9AG, UK
    Health Educ Res 21:43-54. 2006
    ..We recommend a realistic and culturally sensitive approach, which identifies and capitalizes on the kinds of activities patients already do in their everyday lives...
  20. pmc Perceptions and experiences of taking oral hypoglycaemic agents among people of Pakistani and Indian origin: qualitative study
    Julia Lawton
    Research Unit in Health, Behaviour and Change, School of Clinical Sciences and Community Health, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh EH8 9AG
    BMJ 330:1247. 2005
    ..To explore British Pakistani and British Indian patients' perceptions and experiences of taking oral hypoglycaemic agents (OHAs)...
  21. ncbi request reprint Lay perceptions of type 2 diabetes in Scotland: bringing health services back in
    Julia Lawton
    Research Unit in Health, Behaviour and Change, School of Clinical Sciences and Community Health, University of Edinburgh, Medical School, Teviot Place, Edinburgh EH8 9AG, UK
    Soc Sci Med 60:1423-35. 2005
    ..We also discuss the logistical and ethical challenges of drawing upon patients' perspectives, preferences and views in the design and delivery of future health services...
  22. ncbi request reprint 'Urine testing is a waste of time': newly diagnosed Type 2 diabetes patients' perceptions of self-monitoring
    J Lawton
    Research Unit in Health, Behaviour and Change, School of Clinical Sciences and Community Health, College of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine, The University of Edinburgh Medical School, Edinburgh, UK
    Diabet Med 21:1045-8. 2004
    ..This recommendation does not take account of patients' experiences and views. This study explores the respective merits of urine testing and SBGM from the perspectives of newly diagnosed patients with Type 2 diabetes...
  23. ncbi request reprint Lay experiences of health and illness: past research and future agendas
    Julia Lawton
    Research Unit in Health, Behaviour and Change, The University of Edinburgh
    Sociol Health Illn 25:23-40. 2003
    ..It concludes with a call for medical sociologists to be more open-minded to the use of novel and seemingly unconventional theoretical and methodological approaches...
  24. doi request reprint Patients' perceptions and experiences of transitions in diabetes care: a longitudinal qualitative study
    Julia Lawton
    Centre for Population Health Sciences, Community Health Sciences, The University of Edinburgh Medical School, UK
    Health Expect 12:138-48. 2009
    ..To examine patients' perceptions and experiences over time of the devolvement of diabetes care/reviews from secondary to primary health-care settings...
  25. doi request reprint Experiences of using blood glucose targets when following an intensive insulin regimen: a qualitative longitudinal investigation involving patients with Type 1 diabetes
    D Rankin
    Centre for Population Health Sciences, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK
    Diabet Med 29:1079-84. 2012
    ....
  26. doi request reprint How and why do patients with Type 1 diabetes sustain their use of flexible intensive insulin therapy? A qualitative longitudinal investigation of patients' self-management practices following attendance at a Dose Adjustment for Normal Eating (DAFNE) cours
    D Rankin
    Centre for Population Health Sciences, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK
    Diabet Med 28:532-8. 2011
    ..This qualitative longitudinal study explored patients' experiences of using flexible intensive insulin therapy to help inform the development of effective long-term support...
  27. doi request reprint Participants' experiences of intensifying insulin therapy during the Treating to Target in Type 2 Diabetes (4-T) trial: qualitative interview study
    N Jenkins
    Centre for Population Health Sciences, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh Institute of Health and Society, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
    Diabet Med 28:543-8. 2011
    ..To explore participants' experiences of intensifying insulin therapy during the Treating to Target in Type 2 Diabetes (4-T) trial...
  28. pmc Initiating insulin as part of the Treating To Target in Type 2 Diabetes (4-T) trial: an interview study of patients' and health professionals' experiences
    Nicholas Jenkins
    Centre for Population Health Sciences, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK
    Diabetes Care 33:2178-80. 2010
    ..To explore patients' and health professionals' experiences of initiating insulin as part of the Treating To Target in Type 2 Diabetes (4-T) randomized controlled trial...
  29. ncbi request reprint Making sense of eating, weight and risk in the early teenage years: views and concerns of parents in poorer socio-economic circumstances
    Kathryn C Backett-Milburn
    Research Unit in Health and Behavior Change, University of Edinburgh, Scotland, UK
    Soc Sci Med 63:624-35. 2006
    ..Interviewees seemed to lack a discourse to understand weight and overweight in this age group, falling back on understandings derived from the adult lifestage...
  30. doi request reprint Food, eating and taste: parents' perspectives on the making of the middle class teenager
    Kathryn C Backett-Milburn
    College of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine, The University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh EH8 9AG, UK
    Soc Sci Med 71:1316-23. 2010
    ..These middle class families might be characterized as having future oriented 'hierarchies of luxury and choice', in which controlling and moulding teenagers' food practices and tastes was assigned a high priority...
  31. doi request reprint Understanding information and education gaps among people with type 1 diabetes: a qualitative investigation
    David Rankin
    Centre for Population Health Sciences, School of Clinical Science and Community Health, University of Edinburgh, UK
    Patient Educ Couns 83:87-91. 2011
    ..To inform future educational interventions, we explored patients' accounts of the education and information they had received since diagnosis, and the reasons behind gaps in their diabetes knowledge...
  32. ncbi request reprint The influence of the secondary school setting on the food practices of young teenagers from disadvantaged backgrounds in Scotland
    W Wills
    Research Unit in Health, Behaviour and Change, School of Clinical Sciences and Community Health, University of Edinburgh Medical School, Edinburgh EH8 9AG, UK
    Health Educ Res 20:458-65. 2005
    ....
  33. pmc Vulnerability and access to care for South Asian Sikh and Muslim patients with life limiting illness in Scotland: prospective longitudinal qualitative study
    Allison Worth
    Primary Palliative Care Research Group, Centre for Population Health Sciences, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh EH8 9DX
    BMJ 338:b183. 2009
    ..To examine the care experiences of South Asian Sikh and Muslim patients in Scotland with life limiting illness and their families and to understand the reasons for any difficulties with access to services and how these might be overcome...
  34. pmc Blood glucose self-monitoring in non-insulin-treated type 2 diabetes: a qualitative study of patients' perspectives
    Elizabeth Peel
    School of Life and Health Sciences, Aston University, Birmingham
    Br J Gen Pract 54:183-8. 2004
    ..Although blood glucose meters are widely available and used by this group, patients' own views are absent from the debate...
  35. ncbi request reprint Patients in waiting: a qualitative study of type 2 diabetes patients' perceptions of diagnosis
    Odette Parry
    Social Inclusion Research Unit, University of Wales NEWI, Plas Coch Campus, Wrexham LL11 2AW, UK
    Fam Pract 21:131-6. 2004
    ..Our aim was to examine how diagnosis is perceived by a sample of newly diagnosed type 2 diabetes patients...
  36. ncbi request reprint Diagnosis of type 2 diabetes: a qualitative analysis of patients' emotional reactions and views about information provision
    Elizabeth Peel
    Psychology, Life and Health Sciences, Aston University, Birmingham B4 7ET, UK
    Patient Educ Couns 53:269-75. 2004
    ..We suggest that practitioners would benefit from being sensitive to the route patients follow to diagnosis, and prompt, simple but detailed advice about T2DM management would be helpful for newly diagnosed patients...
  37. pmc Self monitoring of blood glucose in type 2 diabetes: longitudinal qualitative study of patients' perspectives
    Elizabeth Peel
    Psychology, School of Life and Health Sciences, Aston University, Birmingham B4 7ET
    BMJ 335:493. 2007
    ..To explore views of patients with type 2 diabetes about self monitoring of blood glucose over time...
  38. ncbi request reprint Young teenagers' perceptions of their own and others' bodies: a qualitative study of obese, overweight and 'normal' weight young people in Scotland
    Wendy Wills
    Centre for Research in Primary and Community Care, University of Hertfordshire, Hatfield, UK
    Soc Sci Med 62:396-406. 2006
    ..These findings are important as they contradict the common perception that being overweight/obese is related to body dissatisfaction and that young people have a fear of fatness...
  39. ncbi request reprint Taking the biscuit? A discursive approach to managing diet in type 2 diabetes
    Elizabeth Peel
    Department of Psychology, Life and Health Sciences, Aston University, Birmingham, UK
    J Health Psychol 10:779-91. 2005
    ..Discursive psychology may facilitate fluidity in our understandings of dietary management, and challenge fixed notions of 'compliant' and 'non-compliant' diabetes patients...
  40. ncbi request reprint "It's no skin off my nose": why people take part in qualitative research
    Elizabeth Peel
    School of Life and Health Sciences, Aston University, United Kingdom
    Qual Health Res 16:1335-49. 2006
    ..The analysis contributes both to the qualitative literature about generic research participation and to a germinal literature exploring qualitative health research participation...
  41. pmc Patients' experiences of screening for type 2 diabetes: prospective qualitative study embedded in the ADDITION (Cambridge) randomised controlled trial
    Helen Eborall
    General Practice and Primary Care Research Unit, Department of Public Health and Primary Care, University of Cambridge, Cambridge CB2 0SR
    BMJ 335:490. 2007
    ..To explore expectations of and reactions to the screening experience of patients with positive, negative, and intermediate results...