Phone Call in Type 2 Diabetes Patient
To assay the influence of personality profile to promote behavior change adherence for physical activity using a pedometer. The investigators also studied the metabolic profile, diagnosis of depression, intention to change behavior, physical activity referred and the quality of life. Casuistic and Methods: a randomized "quasi-experimental" enrolling 48 T2DM patients using a pedometer for 6 weeks. The intervention group received phone calls stimulating them to increase their walking activity. The control group received only one telephone call to explain pedometer use. The investigators also analyzed the personality profile, quality of life, and metabolic and anthropometric indexes.
|Study Design:||Allocation: Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Supportive Care
|Official Title:||Phone Call as an Intervention for Improving Walking Practice in Type 2 Diabetes: Influence of Personality Profile in This Response|
|Study Start Date:||January 2008|
|Study Completion Date:||October 2008|
|Primary Completion Date:||October 2008 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)|
This group received call phone support to incentive the increase of the number of steps during 6 weeks
Behavioral: phone call support
The intervention group received a phone call support for 6 weeks to incentive to increase the number of steps/day.
Other Name: couselling to behavior change
No Intervention: 2
This group just received a pedometer to register the number of steps for 6 weeks but this group don´t received a phone call.