William H Polonsky

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Publications

  1. pmc Structured self-monitoring of blood glucose significantly reduces A1C levels in poorly controlled, noninsulin-treated type 2 diabetes: results from the Structured Testing Program study
    William H Polonsky
    University of California, San Diego, San Diego, California, USA
    Diabetes Care 34:262-7. 2011
  2. ncbi request reprint Emotional and quality-of-life aspects of diabetes management
    William H Polonsky
    Curr Diab Rep 2:153-9. 2002
  3. ncbi request reprint Assessing psychosocial distress in diabetes: development of the diabetes distress scale
    William H Polonsky
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Diego, USA
    Diabetes Care 28:626-31. 2005
  4. doi request reprint A structured self-monitoring of blood glucose approach in type 2 diabetes encourages more frequent, intensive, and effective physician interventions: results from the STeP study
    William H Polonsky
    University of California, San Diego, and Behavioral Diabetes Institute, San Diego, California, USA
    Diabetes Technol Ther 13:797-802. 2011
  5. doi request reprint Are patients' initial experiences at the diagnosis of type 2 diabetes associated with attitudes and self-management over time?
    William H Polonsky
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Diego, USA
    Diabetes Educ 36:828-34. 2010
  6. ncbi request reprint A community-based program to encourage patients' attention to their own diabetes care: pilot development and evaluation
    William H Polonsky
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Diego, USA
    Diabetes Educ 31:691-9. 2005
  7. doi request reprint What are the quality of life-related benefits and losses associated with real-time continuous glucose monitoring? A survey of current users
    William H Polonsky
    University of California, San Diego, San Diego, California, USA
    Diabetes Technol Ther 15:295-301. 2013
  8. doi request reprint A survey of blood glucose monitoring in patients with type 2 diabetes: are recommendations from health care professionals being followed?
    William H Polonsky
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Diego, USA
    Curr Med Res Opin 27:31-7. 2011
  9. pmc Ethnic differences in complementary and alternative medicine use among patients with diabetes
    Leonel Villa-Caballero
    Family and Preventative Medicine Department, School of Medicine, University of California, San Diego, CA, United States
    Complement Ther Med 18:241-8. 2010
  10. pmc Development of a brief diabetes distress screening instrument
    Lawrence Fisher
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of California, San Francisco 94143, USA
    Ann Fam Med 6:246-52. 2008

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Publications26

  1. pmc Structured self-monitoring of blood glucose significantly reduces A1C levels in poorly controlled, noninsulin-treated type 2 diabetes: results from the Structured Testing Program study
    William H Polonsky
    University of California, San Diego, San Diego, California, USA
    Diabetes Care 34:262-7. 2011
    ..To assess the effectiveness of structured blood glucose testing in poorly controlled, noninsulin-treated type 2 diabetes...
  2. ncbi request reprint Emotional and quality-of-life aspects of diabetes management
    William H Polonsky
    Curr Diab Rep 2:153-9. 2002
    ..The good news is that there are now a growing number of research-based interventions available for addressing almost all of the HRQOL impairments that may occur...
  3. ncbi request reprint Assessing psychosocial distress in diabetes: development of the diabetes distress scale
    William H Polonsky
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Diego, USA
    Diabetes Care 28:626-31. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to describe the development of the Diabetes Distress Scale (DDS), a new instrument for the assessment of diabetes-related emotional distress, based on four independent patient samples...
  4. doi request reprint A structured self-monitoring of blood glucose approach in type 2 diabetes encourages more frequent, intensive, and effective physician interventions: results from the STeP study
    William H Polonsky
    University of California, San Diego, and Behavioral Diabetes Institute, San Diego, California, USA
    Diabetes Technol Ther 13:797-802. 2011
    ....
  5. doi request reprint Are patients' initial experiences at the diagnosis of type 2 diabetes associated with attitudes and self-management over time?
    William H Polonsky
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Diego, USA
    Diabetes Educ 36:828-34. 2010
    ....
  6. ncbi request reprint A community-based program to encourage patients' attention to their own diabetes care: pilot development and evaluation
    William H Polonsky
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Diego, USA
    Diabetes Educ 31:691-9. 2005
    ....
  7. doi request reprint What are the quality of life-related benefits and losses associated with real-time continuous glucose monitoring? A survey of current users
    William H Polonsky
    University of California, San Diego, San Diego, California, USA
    Diabetes Technol Ther 15:295-301. 2013
    ....
  8. doi request reprint A survey of blood glucose monitoring in patients with type 2 diabetes: are recommendations from health care professionals being followed?
    William H Polonsky
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Diego, USA
    Curr Med Res Opin 27:31-7. 2011
    ..Differences between IUs and NIUs were also investigated...
  9. pmc Ethnic differences in complementary and alternative medicine use among patients with diabetes
    Leonel Villa-Caballero
    Family and Preventative Medicine Department, School of Medicine, University of California, San Diego, CA, United States
    Complement Ther Med 18:241-8. 2010
    ..To evaluate the effect of ethnicity as a predictor of the use of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) among patients with diabetes...
  10. pmc Development of a brief diabetes distress screening instrument
    Lawrence Fisher
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of California, San Francisco 94143, USA
    Ann Fam Med 6:246-52. 2008
    ..We wanted to develop a brief diabetes distress screen instrument for use in clinical settings...
  11. pmc Self-monitoring of blood glucose in noninsulin-using type 2 diabetic patients: right answer, but wrong question: self-monitoring of blood glucose can be clinically valuable for noninsulin users
    William H Polonsky
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Diego, San Diego, CA, USA
    Diabetes Care 36:179-82. 2013
    ..William T. Cefalu, MD Editor in Chief, Diabetes Care...
  12. doi request reprint Primary care physicians identify and act upon glycemic abnormalities found in structured, episodic blood glucose monitoring data from non-insulin-treated type 2 diabetes
    William H Polonsky
    University of California San Diego, San Diego, California, USA
    Diabetes Technol Ther 11:283-91. 2009
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  13. ncbi request reprint Predictors of diabetes-specific knowledge and treatment satisfaction among Costa Ricans
    Daniel N Firestone
    School of Medicine, University of California, San Diego, USA
    Diabetes Educ 30:281-92. 2004
    ..Knowledge differences between Costa Ricans and Spanish-speaking US Latinos also were tested. The psychometric viability of a Spanish-language diabetes knowledge and client satisfaction measure with Costa Ricans was reviewed...
  14. doi request reprint Patient perspectives on the role of weight management in type 2 diabetes
    William H Polonsky
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Diego, USA
    Diabetes Res Clin Pract 88:151-6. 2010
    ..To examine issues of weight misperception, perceived importance of weight management, and patient reports of their HCP's weight-related recommendations among patients with type 2 diabetes...
  15. doi request reprint Effective use of paired testing in type 2 diabetes: practical applications in clinical practice
    Christopher G Parkin
    CGParkin Communications, 11360 Royal Court, Carmel, IN 46032, USA
    Diabetes Educ 35:915-27. 2009
    ..Established guidelines, position papers, and other evidence were also reviewed for this report. Reference Manager Software was used to search ISI Web of Science, PubMed, and Z39.50 site databases...
  16. doi request reprint Development of a New Measure for Assessing Glucose Monitoring Device-Related Treatment Satisfaction and Quality of Life
    William H Polonsky
    1 University of California, San Diego, San Diego, California
    Diabetes Technol Ther 17:657-63. 2015
    ..To address this problem, we developed the Glucose Monitoring System Satisfaction Survey (GMSS). We describe the construction and validation of the GMSS and examine how key patient factors are associated with glucose device satisfaction...
  17. doi request reprint Development of a New Measure for Assessing Insulin Delivery Device Satisfaction in Patients with Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes
    William H Polonsky
    1 University of California, San Diego, San Diego, California
    Diabetes Technol Ther 17:773-9. 2015
    ..To address this problem, we developed the Insulin Device Satisfaction Survey (IDSS) and herein describe its construction and validation. We then examine how key patient factors are associated with device satisfaction...
  18. ncbi request reprint Psychological insulin resistance in patients with type 2 diabetes: the scope of the problem
    William H Polonsky
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Diego, USA
    Diabetes Care 28:2543-5. 2005
  19. pmc When is diabetes distress clinically meaningful?: establishing cut points for the Diabetes Distress Scale
    Lawrence Fisher
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California, USA
    Diabetes Care 35:259-64. 2012
    ..To identify the pattern of relationships between the 17-item Diabetes Distress Scale (DDS17) and diabetes variables to establish scale cut points for high distress among patients with type 2 diabetes...
  20. ncbi request reprint Integrating medical management with diabetes self-management training: a randomized control trial of the Diabetes Outpatient Intensive Treatment program
    William H Polonsky
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Diego, California, USA
    Diabetes Care 26:3048-53. 2003
    ..The impact of two additional factors on clinical outcomes were also examined (frequency of case management contacts and whether or not insulin was started during the program)...
  21. doi request reprint When does personalized feedback make a difference? A narrative review of recent findings and their implications for promoting better diabetes self-care
    William H Polonsky
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Diego, CA, USA
    Curr Diab Rep 15:620. 2015
    ..We suggest that the effectiveness of feedback to promote better diabetes outcomes requires careful consideration of the feedback message, how it is delivered, and characteristics of the recipients. ..
  22. doi request reprint Biosimilar insulins are coming: what they are, what you need to know
    Steven Edelman
    University of California San Diego, San Diego, CA, USA
    Curr Med Res Opin 30:2217-22. 2014
    ..Although these products are not yet available in the US, it is important that patients, payers and clinicians be aware of the potential benefits as well as concerns associated with biosimilar insulins...
  23. pmc Perceived accuracy in continuous glucose monitoring: understanding the impact on patients
    William H Polonsky
    University of California, San Diego, San Diego, CA, USA Behavioral Diabetes Institute, San Diego, CA, USA
    J Diabetes Sci Technol 9:339-41. 2015
    ..As the technology continues to mature, RT-CGM will become increasingly accurate and patients' confidence and trust in the available devices will likely grow, leading to greater uptake and more proactive use of RT-CGM...
  24. ncbi request reprint Overcoming the psychological challenge to weight loss
    Valerie J Christian
    Behavioral Diabetes Institute, San Diego, California, USA
    Diabetes Forecast 58:54-8. 2005
  25. doi request reprint Are patients with type 2 diabetes reluctant to start insulin therapy? An examination of the scope and underpinnings of psychological insulin resistance in a large, international population
    William H Polonsky
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Diego, USA
    Curr Med Res Opin 27:1169-74. 2011
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  26. ncbi request reprint Time for a "diabetes vacation"?
    William H Polonsky
    Diabetes Forecast 58:11. 2005