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Clarksdale Diabetes and Metabolism Clinic CHEC Study (CHEC)

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00791453
First Posted: November 14, 2008
Last Update Posted: May 12, 2009
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Collaborator:
National Library of Medicine (NLM)
Information provided by:
University of Mississippi Medical Center
  Purpose
This study will involve established clinic patients. The Rapid Estimate of Adult Literacy in Medicine will be administered during patients' regular clinic visits. Patients will then be referred to the Consumer Health Education Center (CHEC)by healthcare providers who will fill out a referral form. The form will be given the the CHEC health educator who will assist patients in finding literacy-appropriate health information. BMI and Hgb A1c values will be compared after 3 months and 6 months to baseline values. It is hypothesized that objective assessment of patient use of literacy-appropriate, health information from the Clarksdale Diabetes and Metabolism Clinic CHEC will improve Hgb A1c and BMI values among patients.

Condition Intervention
Diabetes Behavioral: Education

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Case-Only
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Clarksdale Diabetes and Metabolism Clinic Consumer Health Education Center Study

Further study details as provided by University of Mississippi Medical Center:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Hgb A1C and BMI measurements will improve [ Time Frame: 3 and 6 months ]

Biospecimen Retention:   Samples Without DNA
No biospecimens are retained

Enrollment: 55
Study Start Date: April 2008
Study Completion Date: February 2009
Primary Completion Date: February 2009 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Groups/Cohorts Assigned Interventions
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Established patients at the Clarksdale Diabetes and Metabolism Center
Behavioral: Education
Patients will receive literacy appropriate health information.

  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 64 Years   (Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
Established patients at a diabetes clinic.
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Established patients of the Clarksdale Diabetes and Metabolism Clinic between the ages of 18 and 64.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Individuals who are not established patients of the clinic and are not between the ages of 18 and 64.
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00791453


Locations
United States, Mississippi
The University of Mississippi Medical Center
Jackson, Mississippi, United States, 39216
Sponsors and Collaborators
University of Mississippi Medical Center
National Library of Medicine (NLM)
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Jacinda B. Roach, PhD The University of Mississippi Medical Center
  More Information

Responsible Party: Jacinda Roach/Assistant Professor, Deptartment of Medicine,, The University of Mississippi Medical
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00791453     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 2008-0001
NO1-LM-6-3502
First Submitted: January 28, 2008
First Posted: November 14, 2008
Last Update Posted: May 12, 2009
Last Verified: May 2009

Keywords provided by University of Mississippi Medical Center:
Diabetic patients at the Clarksdale Diabetes
and Metabolism Clinic and must be between the
ages of 18 and 64 years of age.

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