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The purpose of this study is to establish the usefulness and the impact of a tailored behavioral-education and counseling intervention titled Self-Management and Resourceful Transition (S.M.a.R.T) among patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus and stage 3 chronic kidney disease, in order to help them to manage their behaviors related to their condition and health.
The SMaRT intervention is a 12 week intervention that uses a combined behavioral-education and counseling methodology. The combined intervention involves computer-aided education alongside telephone counseling via motivational interviewing. The computer-aided education is tailored to the diagnoses of type 2 diabetes and chronic kidney disease and designed in a learning module approach to facilitate goal-setting and discussion of health concerns with greater efficacy and in a more informed way during the brief office visit. Such Computer-aided education has been used to improve diabetes self-management and glycemic control in middle-aged to older adults with moderate success. The inclusion of CKD information will augment current diabetes self-management intervention. The telephone counseling using the evidence-based behavioral change approach of motivational interviewing is a patient-centered approach of partnering with patients by eliciting their health-related concerns. This approach tailors the SMaRT intervention to include collaborative goal-setting with guidance based upon the patient's readiness for change.
Allocation: Randomized, Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Single Blind (Subject), Primary Purpose: Treatment
Diabetes Mellitus, Type 2
Computer assisted education and motivational interviewing., Group talks/social chat
University of Colorado Hospital
University of Colorado, Denver
Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:15:55-0400
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