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African-American Diabetes Intervention Project

2014-07-24 14:35:21 | BioPortfolio

Summary

A controlled trial to assess the potential benefit of a home based worker in improving control in African-American children with insulin dependent diabetes.

Study Design

Allocation: Randomized, Control: Placebo Control, Primary Purpose: Treatment

Conditions

Insulin-Dependent Diabetes Mellitus

Intervention

home based worker

Location

Case Western Reserve University
Cleveland
Ohio
United States

Status

Completed

Source

National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK)

Results (where available)

View Results

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-07-24T14:35:21-0400

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