William Polonsky

Summary

Publications

  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. ncbi request reprint Psychological insulin resistance: the patient perspective
    William Polonsky
    University of California, San Diego, Del Mar, CA 92014, USA
    Diabetes Educ 33:241S-244S. 2007
  6. doi request reprint Improved treatment satisfaction in patients with type 1 diabetes treated with insulin glargine 100U/mL versus neutral protamine Hagedorn insulin: An exploration of key predictors from two randomized controlled trials
    William Polonsky
    University of California San Diego, San Diego, CA, USA Behavioral Diabetes Institute, San Diego, CA, USA Electronic address
    J Diabetes Complications . 2016
  7. pmc The Impact of Real-Time Continuous Glucose Monitoring in Patients 65 Years and Older
    William H Polonsky
    University of California, San Diego, CA, USA Behavioral Diabetes Institute, San Diego, CA, USA
    J Diabetes Sci Technol 10:892-7. 2016
  8. 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 15:50. 2015
  9. doi request reprint Identifying the worries and concerns about hypoglycemia in adults with type 2 diabetes
    W H Polonsky
    Department of Psychiatry, University of CA, San Diego, USA Behavioral Diabetes Institute, San Diego, USA Electronic address
    J Diabetes Complications 29:1171-6. 2015
  10. 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

Detail Information

Publications26

  1. 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)...
  2. 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...
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. ncbi request reprint Psychological insulin resistance: the patient perspective
    William Polonsky
    University of California, San Diego, Del Mar, CA 92014, USA
    Diabetes Educ 33:241S-244S. 2007
  6. doi request reprint Improved treatment satisfaction in patients with type 1 diabetes treated with insulin glargine 100U/mL versus neutral protamine Hagedorn insulin: An exploration of key predictors from two randomized controlled trials
    William Polonsky
    University of California San Diego, San Diego, CA, USA Behavioral Diabetes Institute, San Diego, CA, USA Electronic address
    J Diabetes Complications . 2016
    ..Investigate contributors to treatment satisfaction in type 1 diabetes (T1D)...
  7. pmc The Impact of Real-Time Continuous Glucose Monitoring in Patients 65 Years and Older
    William H Polonsky
    University of California, San Diego, CA, USA Behavioral Diabetes Institute, San Diego, CA, USA
    J Diabetes Sci Technol 10:892-7. 2016
    ..We developed a survey to examine health and quality of life (QOL) benefits of RT-CGM in seniors (age ≥ 65)...
  8. 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 15:50. 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. ..
  9. doi request reprint Identifying the worries and concerns about hypoglycemia in adults with type 2 diabetes
    W H Polonsky
    Department of Psychiatry, University of CA, San Diego, USA Behavioral Diabetes Institute, San Diego, USA Electronic address
    J Diabetes Complications 29:1171-6. 2015
    ..To identify the hypoglycemic concerns of adults with type 2 diabetes (T2D) and examine how these concerns are associated with key patient characteristics...
  10. 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...
  11. 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
    ....
  12. 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...
  13. 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...
  14. 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
    ....
  15. 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
    ....
  16. doi request reprint Patient perspectives on once-weekly medications for diabetes
    W H Polonsky
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Diego, CA 92014, USA
    Diabetes Obes Metab 13:144-9. 2011
    ..to examine patient beliefs, preferences and concerns regarding a once-weekly (QW) glucose-lowering medication option...
  17. 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...
  18. 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
    ....
  19. pmc The value of episodic, intensive blood glucose monitoring in non-insulin treated persons with Type 2 Diabetes: design of the Structured Testing Program (STeP) study, a cluster-randomised, clinical trial [NCT00674986]
    William Polonsky
    University of California, San Diego, and Behavioral Diabetes Institute, San Diego, California 92150, USA
    BMC Fam Pract 11:37. 2010
    ..We have designed an SMBG intervention study that attempts to address these issues...
  20. pmc AASAP: a program to increase recruitment and retention in clinical trials
    Lawrence Fisher
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 86:372-7. 2012
    ..To evaluate a theory based, subject-centered, staff/subject communication program, AASAP (anticipate, acknowledge, standardize, accept, plan), to increase recruitment and retention in RCTs...
  21. pmc Diabetes distress in adults with type 1 diabetes: Prevalence, incidence and change over time
    Lawrence Fisher
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of California, S San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA Electronic address
    J Diabetes Complications 30:1123-8. 2016
    ..To document the prevalence and 9-month incidence of elevated diabetes distress (DD) and the stability of DD over time using both single threshold and minimal clinically important differences (MCID) approaches...
  22. 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
    ....
  23. 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...
  24. 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...
  25. 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...
  26. ncbi request reprint Time for a "diabetes vacation"?
    William H Polonsky
    Diabetes Forecast 58:11. 2005