Table 1

Overview of content in the GSD-Y sessions

Session 1 (start CSII)Your life with diabetes from the beginning to now
  • Written invitation to work together in a new way

  • Two ways of looking at HbA1c

  • Agreement on things to work on

Session 2 (start CSII)Your life with diabetes from the beginning to now
  • Important events and periods in your life

  • What do you find difficult at present living with your diabetes?

  • Your plans for changing your way of life

Session 3 (start CSII)Values and opportunities
  • Unfinished sentences: needs, values, experiences, and opportunities (parents)

Session 4Diabetes in your life
  • A picture or expression describing your life with diabetes

  • Room for diabetes in your life (parents)

  • Shared responsibility between adolescent and parent for diabetes in daily life

  • Common name for a difficulty in your life with diabetes

  • Agreement on things to work on until next visit

Session 5Problem identification and problem-solving
  • Current problem-solving (parents)

  • Dynamic problem-solving (parents)

  • Agreement on things to work on until next visit

Session 6Different ways of looking at numbers
  • Blood glucose (BG) tests and your reasons for checking

  • Actual BG numbers and wishes

  • Your plan for BG regulation in the short and long run

  • Common name for a difficulty in your life with diabetes

  • Agreement on things to work on until next visit

Session 7Problem identification and problem-solving
  • Current problem-solving (parents)

  • Dynamic problem-solving (parents)

  • Solved problems and subjects to continue working on

  • The adolescents completed reflection worksheets at all sessions; it is noted in parentheses when the parents completed adapted worksheets.

  • CSII,¬†continuous subcutaneous insulin infusion; GSD-Y, Guided Self-Determination-Young; HBA1c, hemoglobin A1c.