A feasibility study of a culturally tailored diabetes intervention for Mexican Americans

Author: Vincent, D. Country/countries: N/A Number of patients participating in the study: 17 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: Outpatient care (hospital) Professionals delivering the intervention: Physicians Targeted self-management behaviours: N/A
Intervention analysed in the study: Monitoring techniques and social support delivered in groups Intervention components: E+MT+SS+G
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Setting of implementation: Primary care centers (GPs) Professionals delivering the intervention: Nurses, Research Assistant Targeted self-management behaviours: Eating behaviours

Outcomes measured in the study

Outcome Measure Tool
Dietary habits Adherence to healthy eating plan N/A
HbA1C Glycated hemoglobin (HbA1c) N/A
Knowledge Knowledge Diabetes Knowledge Questionnaire
Physical activity Physical activity N/A
Self-efficacy Self-efficacy N/A
Self-management behaviours Self-management behaviours N/A
Weight (management) Weight (Kgs/lbs) N/A
Weight (management) BMI - Body Mass Index N/A

Patient characteristics

Age: 56.0 years (+/- a standard deviation of 9.3) Gender: N/A 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
HbA1C - Glycated hemoglobin (HbA1c)
Physical activity - Physical activity
Self-efficacy - Self-efficacy
Self-management behaviours - Self-management behaviours
Weight (management) - BMI - Body Mass Index
Weight (management) - Weight (Kgs/lbs)