Can Structured Education Promote Physical Activity in Those Identified With an Increased Risk of Developing Diabetes (PREPARE)

This study has been completed.
Diabetes UK
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University Hospitals, Leicester Identifier:
First received: November 30, 2007
Last updated: November 25, 2008
Last verified: November 2007
This study is a three-armed randomised controlled trial that aims to determine the effect of a structured educational programme on physical activity levels and glucose tolerance in individuals with impaired glucose tolerance (IGT). The educational programme is designed to promote physical activity by targeting perceptions and knowledge of IGT, exercise self-efficacy, and self-regulatory skills. The study will also investigate whether the effectiveness of the educational programme at promoting self-regulatory skills and physical activity is enhanced by the inclusion of a pedometer and personalised step/day goals.

Condition Intervention
Prediabetic State
Behavioral: PREPARE with pedometer
Behavioral: PREPARE

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Factorial Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Prevention
Official Title: A Randomised Controlled Trial to Investigate the Effect of a Structured Educational Programme on Physical Activity Levels and Glucose Tolerance in People With Impaired Glucose Tolerance

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Primary Outcome Measures:
  • 2-hour glucose [ Time Frame: 2 hours ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Pedometer counts, Fasting glucose, total cholesterol, HDL-cholesterol, LDL- cholesterol, TNFα, IL-6, CRP, systolic and diastolic blood pressure, body mass, waist circumference, BMI, physical activity, psychological determinants [ Time Frame: Pedometer counts, 7 days ; everything else, 2 hours ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Enrollment: 103
Study Start Date: October 2006
Study Completion Date: April 2008
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: 1 Behavioral: PREPARE with pedometer
Structured educational programme with pedometer use
Active Comparator: 2 Behavioral: PREPARE
Structured educational programme


Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • 2-h blood glucose ≥ 7.8 mmol/l and < 11.1 mmol/l
  • Fasting plasma glucose < 7 mmol/l
  • BMI ≥ 25 kg/m2 (or 23 kg/m2 for those from a South Asian ethnic origin)
  • Aged 18 or over

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Taking medication known to significantly interfere with glucose tolerance
  • Participating in regular vigorous physical activity
  • Unable to participate in moderate intensity physical activity
  • Pregnant
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00566319

United Kingdom
University Hospitals of Leicester
Leicester, United Kingdom, LE1 5WW
Sponsors and Collaborators
University Hospitals, Leicester
Diabetes UK
Principal Investigator: Melanie Davies, MD University of Leicester
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Responsible Party: Prof. Melanie Davies, University of Leicester Identifier: NCT00566319     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 06/Q2502/29, BDA:RD05/0003159
Study First Received: November 30, 2007
Last Updated: November 25, 2008
Health Authority: United Kingdom: Research Ethics Committee

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Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Prediabetic State
Diabetes Mellitus
Endocrine System Diseases
Glucose Metabolism Disorders
Metabolic Diseases processed this record on November 27, 2015