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Peer Coaching for Low-Income Patients With Diabetes in Primary Care

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01040806
First Posted: December 30, 2009
Last Update Posted: December 13, 2011
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Collaborator:
American Academy of Family Physicians
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Thomas Bodenheimer, University of California, San Francisco
  Purpose
Patients with diabetes who are counseled by a peer coach (another patient with diabetes) will have improved glycemic control compared with usual care patients.

Condition Intervention
Diabetes Type 2 Behavioral: Usual care Behavioral: Health coaching

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Supportive Care
Official Title: Peer Coaching for Low-Income Patients With Diabetes in Primary Care

Resource links provided by NLM:


Further study details as provided by Thomas Bodenheimer, University of California, San Francisco:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • HbA1c level [ Time Frame: 6 months ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • LDL cholesterol level [ Time Frame: 6 months ]

Enrollment: 300
Study Start Date: August 2009
Study Completion Date: May 2011
Primary Completion Date: May 2011 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: Health coaching
Patients with poorly controlled diabetes will receive counseling from a peer health coach -- a patient with diabetes trained in health coaching
Behavioral: Health coaching
Peer health coaches will counsel patients with diabetes
Other Names:
  • Peer coaching
  • Peer coach
  • Peer support
Active Comparator: Usual care
Patients will receive usual care
Behavioral: Usual care
Patients will receive their usual medical care

Detailed Description:
Peer coaches have controlled diabetes, patient study subjects have poorly controlled diabetes.
  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Diabetes with most recent HbA1c 8 or above in past 6 months.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Dementia,
  • Life expectancy less than 6 months,
  • Inability to speak English or Spanish.
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT01040806


Locations
United States, California
San Francisco General Hospital
San Francisco, California, United States, 94110
Sponsors and Collaborators
University of California, San Francisco
American Academy of Family Physicians
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Thomas Bodenheimer, MD University of California, San Francisco
  More Information

Publications:
Publications automatically indexed to this study by ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number):
Responsible Party: Thomas Bodenheimer, Adjunct Professor of Family and Community Medicine, University of California, San Francisco
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01040806     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: H40013-34104-01
First Submitted: December 28, 2009
First Posted: December 30, 2009
Last Update Posted: December 13, 2011
Last Verified: December 2011

Keywords provided by Thomas Bodenheimer, University of California, San Francisco:
Diabetes

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