Phone Call in Type 2 Diabetes Patient

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Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : December 17, 2008
Last Update Posted : December 17, 2008
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University of Sao Paulo

Brief Summary:
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.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Behavior Change Behavioral: phone call support Not Applicable

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 48 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: None (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
Actual Primary Completion Date : October 2008
Actual Study Completion Date : October 2008

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Arm Intervention/treatment
Experimental: 1
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.

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Ages Eligible for Study:   40 Years and older   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • to assign written informed consent
  • to have a phone call number
  • to agree to use a pedometer for 6 weeks to be able to write the data concerning their number of steps per day

Exclusion Criteria:

  • don´t agree to assign written informed consent
  • don´t have phone number
  • don´t have conditions to answer all the questionnaire
  • don´t agree to use pedometer for 6 weeks

Responsible Party: Cristina Helena Ferreira Fonseca-Guedes, Hospital das Clínicas da Universidade de São Paulo Identifier: NCT00810173     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: Fonseca-Guedes
First Posted: December 17, 2008    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: December 17, 2008
Last Verified: December 2008

Keywords provided by University of Sao Paulo:
type 2 diabetes
physical activity
behavior change
profile personality
phone call support

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Diabetes Mellitus, Type 2
Diabetes Mellitus
Glucose Metabolism Disorders
Metabolic Diseases
Endocrine System Diseases