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Symptom-focused management for African American women with Type 2 diabetes: a pilot study

Author: Skelly, A. H. Country/countries: N/A Number of patients participating in the study: 41 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 techniques, emotional-based behavioural techniques and social support Intervention components: E+MT+EB+SS
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Setting of implementation: Home-care Professionals delivering the intervention: Nurses Targeted self-management behaviours: Communication with healthcare and/or social care providers, Early recognition of symptoms, Self-monitoring

Outcomes measured in the study

Résultat Mesure Tool
Adherence Medication (or other treatment) adherence N/A
Dietary habits Adherence to recommended eating plan N/A
HbA1C Glycated hemoglobin (HbA1c) N/A
Knowledge Knowledge N/A
Physical activity Adherence to physical activity guidelines N/A
Self-management behaviours Foot care Summary of Diabetes Self-Care Activities (SDSCA) [Blood Sugar Testing]
Self-monitoring Glucose self-monitoring N/A

Patient characteristics

Age: 61.9 years (+/- a standard deviation of 9.8) Gender: 100.0% female Time since diagnosis of Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus: N/A Severity of the disease: 9.1 (+/- a standard deviation of 2.6) 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

Résultat Random sequence generation Allocation concealment Blinding performance Blinding detection objective outcomes assessment Attrition incomplete outcome Incorrect statistical methods Recruitment bias Selective outcome reporting
Adherence - Medication (or other treatment) adherence