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Community Diabetes Education Program Evaluation "Code Evaluation"

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00151190
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : September 8, 2005
Last Update Posted : January 11, 2010
Sponsor:
Collaborator:
The Institute for Faith Health Research of Dallas
Information provided by:
The University of Texas Health Science Center, Houston

Brief Summary:
The study is intended to determine the effectiveness and efficiency of a community diabetes education program administered by a community health worker in a low-cost community clinic. We expect an improvement in overall glycemic control in the experimental group of at least 20%. We also expect to document improvement in diabetes self-management skills, quality of life and an increase in achievement of ADA standards of care4 in the experimental group.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Diabetes Mellitus Behavioral: Education for diabetes self-management Phase 3

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Estimated Enrollment : 180 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Official Title: Community Diabetes Education Program Evaluation
Study Start Date : April 2005
Estimated Study Completion Date : August 2006



Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. HbA1c, Triglycerides, Cholesterol, Urine Microalbumin, Blood Pressure,

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. Patients' attitudes and knowledge about diabetes self-management, American Diabetes Association standards of care.


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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • people with no health insurance

Exclusion Criteria:

  • people with any type of health insurance coverage

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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00151190


Locations
United States, Texas
Central Dallas Ministries Community Health Services Clinic
Dallas, Texas, United States, 75246
Sponsors and Collaborators
The University of Texas Health Science Center, Houston
The Institute for Faith Health Research of Dallas
Investigators
Principal Investigator: DAN CULICA, MD, PhD UTHSC School Public Health at Houston