Addressing The Role of Nutrition Education & Health Literacy in Diabetes Care

NCT ID: NCT00715585


Title
Addressing The Role of Nutrition Education & Health Literacy in Diabetes Care
Purpose
This study examines the impact of certified diabetes education, and the role of different educational approaches to medical nutrition therapy. in addition the role of patient health literacy level is assessed
Details
150 patients with type 2 diabetes with most recent a1c>7% will be enrolled. patients are randomized to three arms: arm 1 includes 3 individualized visits with an rd-cde focused on a modified plate method for nutrition therapy, arm 2 includes 3 individualized visits with an rd-cde focused on carb counting for nutrition therapy, and arm 3 focuses on general diabetes education and health promotion. education sessions will be administered over a 4-6 week period. patients will be assessed at baseline, 3 and 6 month follow-up. primary outcome is a1c.
Conditions
Diabetes
Keywords
diabetes, education, health literacy
Source
Vanderbilt University
Sponsors
Vanderbilt University, American Association of Diabetes Educators
Status
Completed
Acronym
DiNES
Last Updated
10 Jun 2013
URL
Official Link
Locations
United States