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Table 1 Inclusion and exclusion criteria

From: A web-based cognitive behaviour therapy for chronic fatigue in type 1 diabetes (Dia-Fit): study protocol for a randomised controlled trial

  Inclusion criteria
(1) Diagnosis of type 1 diabetes for at least 1 year
(2) Between 18 and 70 years old
(3) Able to read, speak and write Dutch
(4) Severely fatigued operationalised as scoring ≥ 35 on the subscale fatigue severity of the CIS (Checklist Individual Strength)
(5) Fatigued for at least 6 months
  Exclusion criteria
(1) Moderate to severe renal failure operationalised as having a glomerular filtration rate (GFR) ≤ 45
(2) Blindness or severe visual impairment
(3) Medical history of congestive heart failure
(4) Medical history of a stroke in the past five years
(5) Body mass index (BMI) ≥ 40
(6) Wheelchair-dependent
(7) Other concurrent psychiatric or medical comorbidity that could explain the fatigue