1. Informed Consent

By clicking "I agree," I consent to participate in this study.

* 1. I have been asked to participate in a research study that will explore Diabetes Knowledge, Acceptance , and Self-Efficacy as Predictors of Self-Care Behaviors. I also understand that it is being conducted by Charlotte Frye, the researcher, as a requirement of the doctoral program at Argosy University.
I was asked to be a possible participant because I have diabetes. Thousands of participants have been asked to participate in this study. The purpose of this study is to examine whether knowledge about diabetes, acceptance of the disease, and self-efficacy are associated with the self-care of patients diagnosed with diabetes.
If I agree to participate in this study, I will complete a survey. This survey will take approximately 30 minutes to complete. There are no foreseen risks associated with this study. The potential benefit for participants are the following: (a) gaining insights into how to better self-care.
I will receive no monetary compensation for participating in this study. The information in this study will be kept confidential. I am not required as a participant to include my name on the survey. Each survey will be assigned a unique number as it is received. The informed consent document will be separated from the survey and kept in a locked file. No words linking me to the study will be included in any sort of report that might be published. I have the right to get a summary of the findings of this research if I request a copy.
I understand that my participation is strictly voluntary. My decision regarding my participation will not affect my current or future relations with Argosy University. If I decide to participate, I am free to refuse to answer any of the questions that may make me uncomfortable; however, I understand missed answers may affect the results of this study. I can contact Charlotte Frye at 352-895-7889 with any questions about this study.
I understand that this research study has been reviewed and certified by the Institutional Review Board, Argosy University – Phoenix, AZ. For research-related problems or questions regarding participants’ rights, I can contact the Institutional Board at(866)215-2777.
I have read and understand the explanation provided to me. I have had all my questions answered to my satisfaction and I voluntarily agree to participate in this study.