Community Diabetes Education Program Evaluation "Code Evaluation"

This study has been completed.
The Institute for Faith Health Research of Dallas
Information provided by:
The University of Texas Health Science Center, Houston Identifier:
First received: September 6, 2005
Last updated: January 7, 2010
Last verified: January 2010
The study is intended to determine the effectiveness and efficiency of a community diabetes education program administered by a community health worker in a low-cost community clinic. We expect an improvement in overall glycemic control in the experimental group of at least 20%. We also expect to document improvement in diabetes self-management skills, quality of life and an increase in achievement of ADA standards of care4 in the experimental group.

Condition Intervention Phase
Diabetes Mellitus
Behavioral: Education for diabetes self-management
Phase 3

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Official Title: Community Diabetes Education Program Evaluation

Further study details as provided by The University of Texas Health Science Center, Houston:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • HbA1c, Triglycerides, Cholesterol, Urine Microalbumin, Blood Pressure,

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Patients' attitudes and knowledge about diabetes self-management, American Diabetes Association standards of care.

Estimated Enrollment: 180
Study Start Date: April 2005
Estimated Study Completion Date: August 2006

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both

Inclusion Criteria:

  • people with no health insurance

Exclusion Criteria:

  • people with any type of health insurance coverage
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00151190

United States, Texas
Central Dallas Ministries Community Health Services Clinic
Dallas, Texas, United States, 75246
Sponsors and Collaborators
The University of Texas Health Science Center, Houston
The Institute for Faith Health Research of Dallas
Principal Investigator: DAN CULICA, MD, PhD UTHSC School Public Health at Houston