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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00242645
To test whether or not giving patients information before their doctor visits changes the care they receive and what type of information is best to give before the doctor visit.
Condition or disease
Behavioral: Health InformationBehavioral: Preventive ServicesBehavioral: Computer tailored information
Patients are randomized into one of three groups. Before a single visit with diabetes care provider, the patient is called to answer interview questions about their health, diabetic care and behavior habits. After a patient visits with their doctor, they are called again to answer question about the visit they just had. If a patient is place into group A or B, based on their answers to the questions they are mailed a printed report before their doctor visit. The report will indicate how things are going the patient's diabetic care and recommended questions to ask his/her health care provided about diabetes. Group A feedback report will emphasize the risks from diabetes and the feedback reports for Group B will emphasize things to do to protect oneself from problems from having diabetes. Participants randomized to Group C will only receive printed reports after a doctors visit. No extra visit will be scheduled with the participants doctor, no travel is required, no blood tests are required and ther doctor will not be involved in the study unless the study participant chooses to discuss it with his/her doctor.
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Ages Eligible for Study:
21 Years to 70 Years (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:
18 years of age or older;
Has type 2 (adult-onset) diabetes;
Developed diabetes after the age of 21;
Has a scheduled doctor visit about diabetes in the next few months