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Stressors, Coping Methods and Social Support in Diabetic Patients

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01159184
First Posted: July 9, 2010
Last Update Posted: March 27, 2012
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Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Ju-Ying Jiang, Far Eastern Memorial Hospital
  Purpose
The increasing prevalence of diabetes brought great burden to health status of the investigators population. It is meaningful to investigate the stressor, stress perceived, social support and coping methods in diabetic population in order to provide appropriate assistance to these patients. This study will recruit diabetes patients from out-patient-department and they are invited to complete a questionnaire. The contents of the questionnaire including stress experienced, stress perceived, social support and coping methods. The investigators purpose is to find out the impact of these factors on glycemic controlled and their life quality. The results will be useful to diabetes care team when health education is delivered to patient.

Condition
Type 2 Diabetes

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Case-Only
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Stressors, Coping Methods and Social Support in Diabetic Patients

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Further study details as provided by Ju-Ying Jiang, Far Eastern Memorial Hospital:

Enrollment: 301
Study Start Date: January 2010
Study Completion Date: December 2011
Primary Completion Date: December 2011 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Detailed Description:
Type 2 diabetes patient aged 30-80 y/o under oral hypoglycemic agents with clear conscious enable to answer questions properly who regularly follow up at our metabolism clinic is eligible. Patients are asked to complete a questions containing basic personal information, diabetes coping method Chinese version (DCM-C)questionnaire, social support and perceived stress scale.
  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   30 Years to 80 Years   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
  1. Type 2 diabetes
  2. Aged 30-80 year old
  3. under oral hypoglycemic agents
  4. clear consciousness
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  1. Type 2 diabetes
  2. Aged 30-80 year old
  3. under oral hypoglycemic agents
  4. clear consciousness

Exclusion Criteria:

  1. Type 1 diabetes
  2. Age below 30 and above 80
  3. Insulin use
  4. Conscious not clear
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT01159184


Locations
Taiwan
Far Eastern Memorial Hospital
Banciao, Taipei county, Taiwan, 22060
Sponsors and Collaborators
Far Eastern Memorial Hospital
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Ju Ying Jiang, MD Far Eastern Memorial Hospital
  More Information

Responsible Party: Ju-Ying Jiang, Attending physician, Far Eastern Memorial Hospital
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01159184     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 098083-3
First Submitted: July 8, 2010
First Posted: July 9, 2010
Last Update Posted: March 27, 2012
Last Verified: January 2010

Keywords provided by Ju-Ying Jiang, Far Eastern Memorial Hospital:
stress
coping methods
social support
diabetes mellitus