Text Messaging to Improve Disease Management in Patients With Painful Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy

Author: Bauer, V. Country/countries: N/A Number of patients participating in the study: 69 This study was focused on patients living with Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
Intervention analysed in the study: Usual Care Plus Intervention components: UCP
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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: Virtual location Professionals delivering the intervention: Service Targeted self-management behaviours: Condition-specific behaviours, Eating behaviours, Medication use and adherence, Physical activity /exercise, Self-monitoring

Outcomes measured in the study

Outcome Measure Tool
Adherence Medication (or other treatment) adherence Adherence Starts with Knowledge (ASK-20)
Dietary habits Dietary habits N/A
Long-term complications Neuropathty N/A
Physical activity Physical activity N/A
Quality of life Quality of life N/A
Self-management behaviours Foot care N/A
Self-management behaviours Self-management behaviours N/A
Self-monitoring Glucose self-monitoring Summary of Diabetes Self-Care Activities (SDSCA) [Blood Sugar Testing]

Patient characteristics

Age: 61.9 years (+/- a standard deviation of 10.0) Gender: 36 females Time since diagnosis of Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus: N/A Severity of the disease: N/A 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

Outcome 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
Dietary habits - Dietary habits
Physical activity - Physical activity
Quality of life - Quality of life
Self-management behaviours - Foot care
Self-management behaviours - Self-management behaviours
Self-monitoring - Glucose self-monitoring