Diabetes in care homes: A cluster randomised controlled trial of resident education

Author: Sinclair, A. J. Country/countries: N/A Number of patients participating in the study: 102 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: Education delivered in groups Intervention components: E+G
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Setting of implementation: Longterm care centres and nursing homes Professionals delivering the intervention: Educator Targeted self-management behaviours: Early recognition of symptoms, Eating behaviours

Outcomes measured in the study

Outcome Measure Tool
HbA1C Glycated hemoglobin (HbA1c) N/A
Knowledge Knowledge Diabetes Knowledge Questionnaire
Physical activity Physical activity N/A
Quality of life Quality of life N/A

Patient characteristics

Age: 81.41 years (+/- a standard deviation of 7.17) Gender: 71 females Time since diagnosis of Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus: (Range: 11.0) Severity of the disease: 7.0 (+/- a standard deviation of 1.58) 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
HbA1C - Glycated hemoglobin (HbA1c)
Knowledge - Knowledge
Quality of life - Quality of life