Northern Manhattan Diabetes Community Outreach Project (NOCHOP)
The objective of this study is to examine the effectiveness of a community health worker intervention at helping to control diabetes among Latinos with poorly controlled Type 2 diabetes.
Hypothesis: Compared to those in Enhanced usual care group, patients randomized to the intervention will, at 12 months, have greater reductions in: (1) HgA1C; (2) low density lipoprotein (LDL); and (3) systolic and diastolic BP.
|Study Design:||Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Single Blind (Investigator)
Primary Purpose: Prevention
|Official Title:||Northern Manhattan Diabetes Community Outreach Project|
- HgA1C level [ Time Frame: Up to 12 months ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
- Measurement of LDL [ Time Frame: Up to 12 months ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
- Measurement of systolic blood pressure [ Time Frame: Up to 12 months ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
|Study Start Date:||September 2008|
|Study Completion Date:||February 2014|
|Primary Completion Date:||February 2014 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)|
Other: Community Health worker
Community Health workers with at least 4 home visits, 8 phone calls, and 10 group visits.
No Intervention: 2
Enhanced usual care (brochure mailings)
Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT00787475
|United States, New York|
|Columbia University Medical Center|
|New York, New York, United States, 10032|
|Principal Investigator:||Walter Palmas, MD||Columbia University Medical Director|