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The Diabetes Prevention Program (DPP), a large research study conducted in the United States, found that lifestyle intervention was effective in lowering risk for development of type 2 diabetes. It is important to evaluate the DPP lifestyle interventions in "real world" settings. The purpose of this project is to test an adapted version of the DPP lifestyle intervention in several community settings, including a worksite, a health care facility (primary care practice and local community centers dedicated to older adults.
Evidence that lifestyle intervention can prevent or delay the development of type 2 diabetes has been demonstrated in several clinical trials including a multi center clinical trial in the US, the Diabetes Prevention Program (DPP). The challenge for public health is to translate this promising and proven behavioral intervention utilized in the DPP research effort to the "real world", i.e., how to make it work in diverse communities in a variety of local settings at a reduced cost so that the maximal number of those at risk can benefit.
The purpose of this application is to test a framework for translation of the DPP that includes: 1) demonstration of a training model for community health care professionals that includes initial training, support, and supervision in the delivery of a diabetes prevention curriculum and the needed behavioral lifestyle materials both initially and over time; 2) evaluation of a more compact and flexible DPP intervention program administered to each participant in a version of his or her choice (standard face-to-face group format or a DVD version of the same lifestyle intervention program content). These lifestyle intervention programs will be carried out in three different community settings; i.e. a health care practice, a worksite, and local centers in the community dedicated to healthy aging for older adults. Lastly, the cost-effectiveness analyses of the GLB intervention program in each of the three community settings will be tested.
Allocation: Randomized, Control: Active Control, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Prevention
Group Lifestyle Balance Group or DVD, Delayed Intervention
University of Pittsburgh
Not yet recruiting
University of Pittsburgh
Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:16:38-0400
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