Social Determinants of Health in Diabetes Outcomes
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.
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01749345
Recruitment Status :
First Posted : December 13, 2012
Last Update Posted : May 8, 2018
Medical University of South Carolina
Ralph H. Johnson VA Medical Center
National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK)
This is a cross-sectional study of six hundred adults with type 2 diabetes, (300 White and 300 African-American) who will be recruited from two primary care sites to determine how social determinants of health impact diabetes outcomes. The first aim is to investigate the role of psychosocial factors and SES on diabetes care processes and outcomes. The second aim is to investigate the influence of community and neighborhood characteristics on diabetes care processes and outcomes. Finally, we will examine the contribution of social determinants of health to ethnic differences in diabetes care processes and outcomes. Clinical and metabolic measures will be abstracted from the electronic medical records. Outcome variables include hemoglobin A1c, blood pressure, LDL-Cholesterol and quality of life.
Choosing to participate in a study is an important personal decision. Talk with your doctor and family members or friends about deciding to join a study. To learn more about this study, you or your doctor may contact the study research staff using the contacts provided below. For general information, Learn About Clinical Studies.
Layout table for eligibility information
Ages Eligible for Study:
18 Years and older (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:
Pimary care and internal medicine clinics
Clinical diagnosis of type 2 diabetes
Able to communicate in English
Mental confusion on interview suggesting significant dementia