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Validity Of Turkish Version Of ABC Scale In Diabetes Mellitus Patients

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Recruitment Status : Recruiting
First Posted : June 9, 2021
Last Update Posted : June 9, 2021
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Feride Sabırlı, Istanbul Physical Medicine Rehabilitation Training and Research Hospital

Brief Summary:
Activities-specific Balance Confidence (ABC) scale is a well-known tool to evaluate functional balance. Diabetic patients suffer more often from balance disorders than the rest of the population. The aim is to investigate the validity of the Turkish version of ABC short form in patients with diabetes mellitus (DM).

Condition or disease
Diabetes Mellitus Balance; Distorted Evaluations, Diagnostic Self

Detailed Description:

Thirty patients with DM will be included according to the inclusion and exclusion criteria. All the participants will be evaluated by ABC form and Timed Up and Go Test (TUG). The Cumulative Illness Rating Scale (CIRS ) will be used for all the patients.

ABC scale is a self-assessment test with 16 items that helps assess balance impairments and falling risk, and it also investigates how confident people are while they are in some specific activities both indoors, and outdoors. Total score changes between 0-100.

The HbA1c values of all patients will be noted if a blood test will be performed in the last three months.

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Study Type : Observational
Estimated Enrollment : 30 participants
Observational Model: Case-Only
Time Perspective: Cross-Sectional
Official Title: Validity Of The Turkish Version Of Activities-Specific Balance Confidence Scale In Patients With Diabetes Mellitus
Actual Study Start Date : June 11, 2018
Estimated Primary Completion Date : December 31, 2021
Estimated Study Completion Date : July 30, 2022

The patients with diabetes mellitus
When patients with diabetes mellitus admitted to our outpatient clinic if they have inclusion criteria, we have used the ABC questionnaire. And we have done perform Time Up And Go Test twice respectively.

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Validity of the Turkish Version of Activities-specific Balance Confidence Scale in Patients With Diagnosis of the Diabetes Mellitus Before. [ Time Frame: In 2021 ]

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Ages Eligible for Study:   45 Years to 75 Years   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
Patient with diabetes mellitus

Inclusion Criteria:

  • 45-75 years old
  • Diabetes mellitus
  • The complete existence of the data to be used in the study in the records of our hospital

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Not having any other additional disease that will affect balance coordination
  • No lower extremity joint replacement or lower extremity amputation at any level

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT04920279

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Contact: Feride Sabirli, MD 05427232153
Contact: Nurdan Paker, Prof 05326917591

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Istanbul Physical Medicine Rehabilitation Training & Research Hospital Recruiting
Istanbul, Turkey, 34173
Contact: Nurdan Paker, Prof   
Contact: Nurdan Paker   
IstanbulPMRTRH Recruiting
Istanbul, Turkey
Contact: İlhan Karacan         
Sponsors and Collaborators
Istanbul Physical Medicine Rehabilitation Training and Research Hospital
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Principal Investigator: Nurdan Paker, Prof Istanbul Physical Medicine Rehabilitation Training and Research Hospital
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Responsible Party: Feride Sabırlı, Researcher, Istanbul Physical Medicine Rehabilitation Training and Research Hospital Identifier: NCT04920279    
Other Study ID Numbers: IstPMRTRH-FS
First Posted: June 9, 2021    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: June 9, 2021
Last Verified: June 2021
Individual Participant Data (IPD) Sharing Statement:
Plan to Share IPD: No

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Studies a U.S. FDA-regulated Drug Product: No
Studies a U.S. FDA-regulated Device Product: No
Keywords provided by Feride Sabırlı, Istanbul Physical Medicine Rehabilitation Training and Research Hospital:
Diabetes Mellitus
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Diabetes Mellitus
Glucose Metabolism Disorders
Metabolic Diseases
Endocrine System Diseases