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Effects of telemonitoring on glycaemic control and healthcare costs in type 2 diabetes: A randomised controlled trial

Author: Warren, R. Country/countries: N/A Number of patients participating in the study: 157 This study was focused on patients living with Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
Intervention analysed in the study: Usual Care Intervention components: UC
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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: Monitoring and action-based behavioural techniques Intervention components: E+MT+AB
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Setting of implementation: Virtual location Professionals delivering the intervention: Nurses Targeted self-management behaviours: Asking for professional help or emergency care when needed, Condition-specific behaviours, Device management, Medication use and adherence, Self-monitoring

Outcomes measured in the study

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Blood-pressure Systolic pressure N/A
Blood-pressure Diastolic pressure N/A
HbA1C Glycated hemoglobin (HbA1c) N/A
Lipid profile Total cholesterol N/A
Long-term complications Nephropathy N/A
Long-term complications Neuropathty N/A
Long-term complications Amputation N/A
Long-term complications Foot ulcer N/A
Quality of life Quality of life N/A
Unscheduled care Unplanned hospital admissions N/A
Unscheduled care Unplanned visits to GP N/A
Unscheduled care Unplanned visits to specialist N/A
Weight (management) Waist size N/A
Weight (management) Weight (Kgs/lbs) N/A
Weight (management) BMI - Body Mass Index N/A

Patient characteristics

Age: 61.3 years (+/- a standard deviation of 11.1) Gender: N/A Time since diagnosis of Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus: N/A Severity of the disease: 8.2 (+/- a standard deviation of 1.16) 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

Desenlace 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 - Total cholesterol
Quality of life - Quality of life
Weight (management) - BMI - Body Mass Index
Weight (management) - Weight (Kgs/lbs)
Weight (management) - Waist size