Welcome to the Cuevas Lab at the University of Texas at Austin! We are interested how experiences of cognitive problems interact with chronic illnesses, specifically type 2 diabetes, and how this interaction contributes to mental […]
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How to Access the MAPSS-DM Lessons
If you’re part of the MAPSS-DM intervention group you will receive an email with the password that will let you view the pages on the website with the lessons. It’s easy!!! Just go to the […]
Using Brain HQ
If you are part of the MAPSS-DM intervention, please read! There are several ways to access the computer games that are part of the MAPSS-DM intervention. You will have been sent an email with the […]
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The MAPSS-DM study: What should participants expect?
In the United States, 90-95% of the 30 million people with diabetes have type 2 diabetes (T2DM). Although the association between T2DM and cognitive dysfunction is not fully understood, we know T2DM increases the risk […]
Continuous glucose monitoring: 7 things to know
We’ve replaced finger sticks! Why? Besides the obvious (they are a pain), with continuous glucose monitors (CGM) we can gather more glucose data. In the MAPSS-DM project we are using the Abbott Freestyle Libre Pro […]
Data Collection in the MAPSS-DM study
For participants in the Memory, Attention, and Problem-Solving Skills for Diabetes (MAPSS-DM) study there are several data collection time points. This short video outlines what will happen during the first data collection.
Finding out how much someone knows about diabetes is an important step in individualizing diabetes education. There are several surveys that do this, but one of the most well known is the Diabetes Knowledge Questionnaire […]
What is behavioral research?
Many people think first of drug (or vaccine) studies as the only type of clinical trial. But clinical trials are any research studies performed in people that are aimed at evaluating a medical, surgical, or […]