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Family-Centered Diabetes Project - Sharing Wisdom

The safety and scientific validity of this study is the responsibility of the study sponsor and investigators. Listing a study does not mean it has been evaluated by the U.S. Federal Government. Read our disclaimer for details. Identifier: NCT00438126
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : February 21, 2007
Last Update Posted : March 2, 2010
Information provided by:
National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK)

Brief Summary:
This is a randomized trial of an educational intervention to reduce the risk of diabetes among urban American Indian women

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Prediabetes Metabolic Syndrome Overweight Obesity Behavioral: A lifestyle educational program Not Applicable

Detailed Description:
Two hundred American Indian women aged 18 to 40 years were recruited from a large Southwest city to participate in a type 2 diabetes prevention intervention. Half of the women were randomized to participated in the educational intervention and half were assigned to a delayed intervention. Measures were obtained at baseline, 6-months,12-months and 18-months.

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Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Enrollment : 200 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Prevention
Study Start Date : January 2002
Study Completion Date : May 2006

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. decreased dietary fat intake
  2. increased vegetable consumption
  3. increased self-reported leisure physical activity

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. fasting glucose
  2. HOMA
  3. serum free insulin
  4. Body Mass Index
  5. waist circumference
  6. decreased dietary intake of total sugar
  7. decreased time watching television
  8. resting blood pressure

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 40 Years   (Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   Female
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes

Inclusion Criteria:

  • American Indian women
  • Aged 18-40 years
  • Living in Albuquerque area
  • Not having diabetes

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Pregnancy
  • Planning to become pregnant within 2 years
  • Diagnosed with diabetes fasting blood glucose > 126 planning to move out of town in next 2 years

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT00438126

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United States, New Mexico
University of New Mexico School of Medicine
Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States, 87110
Sponsors and Collaborators
National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK)
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Principal Investigator: Carla J Herman, MD, MPH Univeristy of New Mexico
Willging CE, Helitzer D, Thompson, J 'Sharing Wisdom': Lessons learned during the development of a diabetes prevention intervention for urban American Indian women Evaluation and Program Planning 29 (2006) 130-140

Publications automatically indexed to this study by Identifier (NCT Number):
Layout table for additonal information Identifier: NCT00438126    
Other Study ID Numbers: DK47096 (completed)
First Posted: February 21, 2007    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: March 2, 2010
Last Verified: March 2010
Keywords provided by National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK):
American Indian
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Metabolic Syndrome
Body Weight
Insulin Resistance
Glucose Metabolism Disorders
Metabolic Diseases