Exercise Study to Help Patients Who Have Type 2 Diabetes and Depression.

This study has been completed.
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Kristin Schneider, University of Massachusetts, Worcester
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
First received: December 1, 2009
Last updated: October 7, 2013
Last verified: October 2013

The purpose of this study is to test an exercise treatment that includes behavioral strategies to improve blood sugar control in women with type 2 diabetes who are depressed and overweight.This research study may lead to a potentially useful treatment for diabetes management when depression is present.

Condition Intervention Phase
Type 2 Diabetes
Behavioral: Exercise group
Phase 1

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Single Blind (Outcomes Assessor)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Behavioral Activation Enhanced Exercise Intervention:Pre-Pilot

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Further study details as provided by University of Massachusetts, Worcester:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • This research study may lead to a potentially useful treatment for diabetes management when depression is present. [ Time Frame: 6 weeks ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
  • HbA1c [ Time Frame: 3-,6-, and 9-months ] [ Designated as safety issue: Yes ]
  • Depression [ Time Frame: 3-, 6- and 9-months ] [ Designated as safety issue: Yes ]

Enrollment: 29
Study Start Date: September 2009
Study Completion Date: December 2012
Primary Completion Date: December 2012 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: Exercise group Behavioral: Exercise group
24 week group exercise class supplemented with behavioral activation strategies
No Intervention: Usual care


Ages Eligible for Study:   21 Years to 65 Years
Genders Eligible for Study:   Female
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Type 2 diabetes, depression, BMI <44,ages between 21-65, female

Exclusion Criteria:

  • BMI >44, >100 min. of exercise per week, Type 1 diabetes, no diabetes,MI,Stroke, Catheterization, unstable angina in previous 6 months,pregnancy,glucocorticosteroid therapy in last 3 months,bipolar, psychotic disorder or post-traumatic disorder,moving out of area within next 6 weeks
  Contacts and Locations
Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT01024790

United States, Massachusetts
University of Massachusetts Medical School
Worcester, Massachusetts, United States, 01655
Sponsors and Collaborators
University of Massachusetts, Worcester
Principal Investigator: Kristin Schneider, PhD University of Massachusetts, Worcester
  More Information

Responsible Party: Kristin Schneider, Principal Investigator, University of Massachusetts, Worcester
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01024790     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 13269
Study First Received: December 1, 2009
Last Updated: October 7, 2013
Health Authority: United States: Institutional Review Board

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Diabetes Mellitus
Diabetes Mellitus, Type 2
Glucose Metabolism Disorders
Metabolic Diseases
Endocrine System Diseases

ClinicalTrials.gov processed this record on April 15, 2014