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Evaluation of the telephone intervention in the promotion of diabetes self-care: a randomized clinical trial 1

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ABSTRACT

Objective:: to evaluate the effectiveness of the telephone intervention for promotingself-care related to physical activity and following a diet plan in users withdiabetes, compared to conventional monitoring of users over a six-month period.

Method:: this was a randomized clinical trial, which included 210 users with diabetes,linked to eight Primary Health Units of Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais. Theexperimental group (104 members) received six telephone interventions over thesix-month monitoring; the control group (106 members) received conventionalmonitoring. To evaluate the self-care practices related to physical activity andfollowing a healthy eating plan, in both groups, the self-care questionnaire wasapplied before the intervention and at three and six months after its start.

Results:: the mean effect of self-care scores in the experimental group was 1.03 to 1.78higher than the control group, with progressive and significant improvement(p<0.001).

Conclusion:: the results indicate that the telephone intervention had a beneficial effect ondiabetes self-care. The primary identifier of the clinical trials registry was:RBR-8wx7qb.

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Telephone interventions performed according to their goals. BeloHorizonte, MG, Brazil, 2012
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f1: Telephone interventions performed according to their goals. BeloHorizonte, MG, Brazil, 2012

Mentions: As shown in Figure 2, the telephoneinterventions were conducted monthly by a nurse during the period from February toAugust 2012, in the Nursing School of the Federal University of Minas Gerais, with amean of six telephone calls per user. The telephone interventions followed apreviously established protocol and were classified into three types, according totheir purpose, as described in Figure 1.


Evaluation of the telephone intervention in the promotion of diabetes self-care: a randomized clinical trial 1
Telephone interventions performed according to their goals. BeloHorizonte, MG, Brazil, 2012
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f1: Telephone interventions performed according to their goals. BeloHorizonte, MG, Brazil, 2012
Mentions: As shown in Figure 2, the telephoneinterventions were conducted monthly by a nurse during the period from February toAugust 2012, in the Nursing School of the Federal University of Minas Gerais, with amean of six telephone calls per user. The telephone interventions followed apreviously established protocol and were classified into three types, according totheir purpose, as described in Figure 1.

View Article: PubMed Central - PubMed

ABSTRACT

Objective:: to evaluate the effectiveness of the telephone intervention for promotingself-care related to physical activity and following a diet plan in users withdiabetes, compared to conventional monitoring of users over a six-month period.

Method:: this was a randomized clinical trial, which included 210 users with diabetes,linked to eight Primary Health Units of Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais. Theexperimental group (104 members) received six telephone interventions over thesix-month monitoring; the control group (106 members) received conventionalmonitoring. To evaluate the self-care practices related to physical activity andfollowing a healthy eating plan, in both groups, the self-care questionnaire wasapplied before the intervention and at three and six months after its start.

Results:: the mean effect of self-care scores in the experimental group was 1.03 to 1.78higher than the control group, with progressive and significant improvement(p<0.001).

Conclusion:: the results indicate that the telephone intervention had a beneficial effect ondiabetes self-care. The primary identifier of the clinical trials registry was:RBR-8wx7qb.

No MeSH data available.