Results of a successful telephonic intervention to improve diabetes control in urban adults: a randomized trial

Author: Walker, E. A. Country/countries: N/A Number of patients participating in the study: 526 This study was focused on patients living with Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
Intervention analysed in the study: Monitoring and action-based behavioural techniques delivered remotely Intervention components: E+MT+AB+R
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Setting of implementation: Virtual location Professionals delivering the intervention: Educator Targeted self-management behaviours: Communication with healthcare and/or social care providers, Eating behaviours, Medication use and adherence, Physical activity /exercise
Intervention analysed in the study: Education delivered remotely Intervention components: E+R
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Setting of implementation: N/A Professionals delivering the intervention: N/A Targeted self-management behaviours: Condition-specific behaviours

Outcomes measured in the study

Outcome Measure Tool
HbA1C Glycated hemoglobin (HbA1c) N/A

Patient characteristics

Age: 55.5 years (+/- a standard deviation of 7.3) Gender: 67.1% female Time since diagnosis of Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus: N/A Severity of the disease: 8.6 (+/- a standard deviation of 1.49) Multi-morbidity: N/A
  • Number of co-morbidities: N/A

Level of health literacy: N/A
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Socio-economic characteristics: N/A

Risk of Bias of this study

Outcome 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)

Other publications associated with this study

Measurements of medication adherence in diabetic patients with poorly controlled HbA(1c) Link: 10.1111/j.1464-5491.2009.02898.x Cost effectiveness of a telephone intervention to promote dilated fundus examination in adults with diabetes mellitus Link: 10.2147/OPTH.S3232 Telephone intervention to promote diabetic retinopathy screening among the urban poor Link: 10.1016/j.amepre.2007.11.020