Diabetes in Ticino

Full title: Diabetes in Ticino: Measuring the determinants of physical activity behavior for people living with Type 2 diabetes

Keywords: Physical Activity, Type 2 Diabetes, Theory of Planned Behavior (TPB)

Aims: To explore the demographic, health-related and socio-cognitive determinants of physical activity among people living with Type 2 Diabetes residing in Ticino, and to test the Theory of Planned Behavior (TPB) as model predicting physical activity.

Sample: People living with Type 2 Diabetes and residing in Ticino.

Methods: Cognitive interviews (think-aloud method); Cross-sectional survey.

People involved:

  • Principal investigator: Prof. L. Suzanne Suggs
  • Project manager: Dr. Carolina Gross
  • Collaborator: Marco Bardus