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You can access this
clinical trial
if you have
Diabetes Mellitus, Type 2, Diabetes Mellitus, Adult-Onset, Diabetes Mellitus, Non-Insulin-Dependent, Diabetes Mellitus, Noninsulin Dependent or Diabetes Mellitus, Type II
and you are
over 18
years old
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The purpose

Blacks or African Americans have greater risk of and are more likely to die from type 2 diabetes (T2DM). Major barriers to effective diabetes care for Blacks include poor diabetes knowledge, self-management skills, empowerment, and perceived control. Few prior studies have tested interventions to address these barriers in combination, especially among Blacks who have the greatest burden of diabetes related complications. This study provides a unique opportunity to address this gap in the literature by testing the efficacy of separate and combined telephone-delivered, diabetes knowledge and motivation/behavioral skills training intervention in high risk Blacks with poorly controlled T2DM. The findings of this study, if successful, will provide new information on how to improve quality of care for diabetes in ethnic minorities and reduce the disproportionate burden of diabetes complications and deaths in this population.

Provided treatments

  • Behavioral: Diabetes Knowledge/Information
  • Behavioral: Motivation/Behavioral Skills
  • Behavioral: Combined Intervention
  • Behavioral: Usual Care
Tris trial is registered with FDA with number: NCT00929838. The sponsor of the trial is Medical University of South Carolina and it is looking for 232 volunteers for the current phase.
Official trial title:
Telephone Delivered Behavioral Skills Intervention for Blacks With T2DM