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

The safety and scientific validity of this study is the responsibility of the study sponsor and investigators. Listing a study does not mean it has been evaluated by the U.S. Federal Government. Read our disclaimer for details. Identifier: NCT01024790
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : December 3, 2009
Last Update Posted : October 9, 2013
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Kristin Schneider, University of Massachusetts, Worcester

Brief Summary:
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 or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Type 2 Diabetes Behavioral: Exercise group Phase 1

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Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 29 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Single (Outcomes Assessor)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Behavioral Activation Enhanced Exercise Intervention:Pre-Pilot
Study Start Date : September 2009
Actual Primary Completion Date : December 2012
Actual Study Completion Date : December 2012

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Arm Intervention/treatment
Experimental: Exercise group Behavioral: Exercise group
24 week group exercise class supplemented with behavioral activation strategies

No Intervention: Usual care

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. This research study may lead to a potentially useful treatment for diabetes management when depression is present. [ Time Frame: 6 weeks ]
  2. HbA1c [ Time Frame: 3-,6-, and 9-months ]
  3. Depression [ Time Frame: 3-, 6- and 9-months ]

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Ages Eligible for Study:   21 Years to 65 Years   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes 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

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT01024790

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United States, Massachusetts
University of Massachusetts Medical School
Worcester, Massachusetts, United States, 01655
Sponsors and Collaborators
University of Massachusetts, Worcester
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Principal Investigator: Kristin Schneider, PhD University of Massachusetts, Worcester
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Responsible Party: Kristin Schneider, Principal Investigator, University of Massachusetts, Worcester Identifier: NCT01024790    
Other Study ID Numbers: 13269
First Posted: December 3, 2009    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: October 9, 2013
Last Verified: October 2013
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Diabetes Mellitus, Type 2
Diabetes Mellitus
Glucose Metabolism Disorders
Metabolic Diseases
Endocrine System Diseases