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Community-based peer-led diabetes self-management: a randomized trial

Author: Lorig, K. Country/countries: N/A Number of patients participating in the study: 345 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: Action-based behavioural techniques lead by peers delivered in groups Intervention components: E+AB+P+G
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Setting of implementation: N/A Professionals delivering the intervention: Educator, Peer Targeted self-management behaviours: N/A

Outcomes measured in the study

Desenlace Medida Tool
HbA1C Glycated hemoglobin (HbA1c) N/A
Hyperglycemia Hyperglycemia N/A
Hypoglycaemia Hypoglycaemia N/A
Patient activation Patient activation level Patient Activation Measure (PAM)
Physical activity Physical activity N/A
Quality of life Psychological distress Patient Health Questionnaire (PHQ-9)
Scheduled care GP visits N/A
Self-efficacy Self-efficacy N/A
Unscheduled care Emergency room visits N/A
Unscheduled care Visits / admissions N/A
Weight (management) Weight (Kgs/lbs) N/A

Patient characteristics

Age: 66.64 years (+/- a standard deviation of 11.67) Gender: N/A Time since diagnosis of Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus: N/A Severity of the disease: 6.72 (+/- a standard deviation of 1.43) 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
HbA1C - Glycated hemoglobin (HbA1c)
Physical activity - Physical activity
Weight (management) - BMI - Body Mass Index
Weight (management) - Weight (Kgs/lbs)