Effectiveness of Self-care Rests on Knowledge, Self-care and Cardiometabolic Control of Adult Men With Diabetes Mellitus

2016-11-28 14:53:22 | BioPortfolio


This research project has the main objective to analyze the benefits of self-care supported for adult men with Diabetes Mellitus. Treat yourself will randomized-controlled clinical study, randomized cluster to be developed with men aged between 40 and 70 years who have type 2 diabetes and are registered with the Health Strategy teams of the Municipality of Family Maringa. The recruited subjects will be randomly allocated into two groups: intervention group and control group. In the first, individuals will participate in a self-care intervention supported by a nurse, based on supported self-care and behavior change protocol; and second, individuals participate in conversation circles and will have the assistance normally provided by health services. The follow-up will take place for six months and will be collected information: socioeconomic, demographic, behavioral health, complications, laboratory and anthropometric. It is intended, through this study, demonstrate the effectiveness of this type of intervention, user-centric, on the health of men with DM, reinforcing this option of choice for professionals and users within the Primary Health Care (PHC).

Study Design

Allocation: Randomized, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Treatment


Diabetes Mellitus


self-care supported


Universidade Estadual de Maringá




Universidade Estadual de Maringá

Results (where available)

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