Effectiveness of an intervention to improve diabetes self-management on clinical outcomes in patients with low educational level

Author: Olry de Labry Lima, A. Country/countries: N/A Number of patients participating in the study: 184 This study was focused on patients living with Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
Intervention analysed in the study: Usual Care Plus Intervention components: UCP
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Setting of implementation: N/A Professionals delivering the intervention: N/A Targeted self-management behaviours: N/A
Intervention analysed in the study: Action-based behavioural techniques Intervention components: E+AB
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Setting of implementation: Primary care centers (GPs) Professionals delivering the intervention: Physicians Targeted self-management behaviours: Communication with healthcare and/or social care providers

Outcomes measured in the study

Έκβαση Μέτρο Tool
Blood-pressure Systolic pressure N/A
Blood-pressure Diastolic pressure N/A
HbA1C Glycated hemoglobin (HbA1c) N/A
Lipid profile HDL-Cholesterol (mmol) N/A
Lipid profile LDL-Cholesterol N/A
Lipid profile Triglycerides N/A
Weight (management) BMI - Body Mass Index N/A
Weight (management) Waist size N/A

Patient characteristics

Age: 61.67 years (+/- a standard deviation of 0.91) Gender: 102 females Time since diagnosis of Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus: N/A Severity of the disease: 8.77 (+/- a standard deviation of 0.11) Multi-morbidity: N/A
  • Number of co-morbidities: N/A

Level of health literacy: N/A
  • Tool: N/A

Socio-economic characteristics: N/A

Risk of Bias of this study

Έκβαση Random sequence generation Allocation concealment Blinding performance Blinding detection objective outcomes assessment Attrition incomplete outcome Incorrect statistical methods Recruitment bias Selective outcome reporting
Blood-pressure - Systolic pressure
Blood-pressure - Diastolic pressure
HbA1C - Glycated hemoglobin (HbA1c)
Lipid profile - LDL-Cholesterol
Lipid profile - Triglycerides
Lipid profile - HDL-Cholesterol (mmol)
Weight (management) - BMI - Body Mass Index
Weight (management) - Waist size

Other publications associated with this study

Effectiveness of two interventions based onimproving patient-practitioner communication ondiabetes self-management in patients with loweducational level: study protocol of a clusteredrandomized trial in primary care Σύνδεσμος: 10.1186/1472-6963-13-433