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Impact of automated calls with nurse follow-up on diabetes treatment outcomes in a Department of Veterans Affairs Health Care System: a randomized controlled trial

Author: Piette, J. D. Country/countries: N/A Number of patients participating in the study: 292 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 delivered remotely Intervention components: E+MT+R
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Setting of implementation: Home-care Professionals delivering the intervention: Nurses Targeted self-management behaviours: Asking for professional help or emergency care when needed, Medication use and adherence, Self-monitoring

Outcomes measured in the study

Résultat Mesure Tool
Experience of care Care satisfaction N/A
HbA1C Glycated hemoglobin (HbA1c) N/A
Self-management behaviours Foot care Summary of Diabetes Self-Care Activities (SDSCA) [Blood Sugar Testing]
Self-monitoring Glucose self-monitoring N/A
Self-monitoring Self-monitoring N/A

Patient characteristics

Age: 60.51 years (+/- a standard deviation of 10.0) Gender: N/A Time since diagnosis of Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus: N/A Severity of the disease: 8.14 (+/- a standard deviation of 1.7) 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
Experience of care - Care satisfaction
HbA1C - Glycated hemoglobin (HbA1c)
Self-management behaviours - Foot care
Self-monitoring - Glucose self-monitoring