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With our Self-Management Blog, we inform you about developments in research, policy, and practice. Self-experience reports, interviews, guest articles, and more are published monthly. Beyond that, the COMPAR-EU team recommends monthly interesting scientific articles for reading.

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LATEST BLOG ARTICLES

Development and user-testing of a web-based patient decision aid for self-management interventions

Decision aids are tools that can be used by clinicians and patients to support shared decision-making about health care options. COMPAR-EU decision-aids are interactive web-based tools and are available in several languages.

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Managing my Type 2 Diabetes: personal patient story of a successful journey

‘’So far, I have shed 18 kgs and reduced insulin by 89%,’’ shares Nora Macelli. Read more to learn about how Nora was motivated to make a change through self-management, and why she is involved in the COMPAR-EU Patient Panel

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LATEST SCIENTIFIC ARTICLE OF THE MONTH

Nov
2021

A review of methods for addressing components of interventions in meta-analysis

Many healthcare interventions are complex, consisting of multiple, possibly interacting, components. Several methodological articles addressing complex interventions in the meta-analytical context have been published. We hereby provide an overview of methods used to evaluate the effects of complex interventions with meta-analytical models. We summarized the methodology, highlighted new developments, and described the benefits, drawbacks, and potential challenges of each identified method.

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