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DOI: 10.14704/nq.2018.16.1.1161

Blood Sugar Reduction of Type 2 Diabetic Patients through a Mindfulness Intervention Program

Lihong Xiao


The aim of this study was to examine the impact of a mindfulness intervention program on focus of attention and increased blood sugar in patients with type 2 diabetes. An experimental study with a 8-month follow-up was designed with an intervention group and control group. The intervention program of this study was developed for patients with type 2 diabetes (intervention group: n = 31; control group: n = 26), age range 20-65 years old. We included a 10-week intervention comprising the quadruple mindfulness steps and homework. The Focus of Attention Questionnaire (FAQ) was used to measure the variable focus of attention. The results showed that the intervention program can protect patients with type 2 diabetes from an increase in blood sugar at the glucose control period.


Blood Sugar, Type 2 Diabetes, Mindfulness, Intervention

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