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Dining With Diabetes in Pennsylvania (DWD)

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. Know the risks and potential benefits of clinical studies and talk to your health care provider before participating. Read our disclaimer for details. Identifier: NCT04080960
Recruitment Status : Recruiting
First Posted : September 6, 2019
Last Update Posted : September 6, 2019
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Debra Griffie, Penn State University

Brief Summary:

Penn State Extension's Dining with Diabetes program is an evidence-based community education program for people with or at risk for type 2 diabetes. The program teaches participants how to prevent or manage their disease by providing practical knowledge and strategies to make the necessary lifestyle changes that will lead to healthier living and reduction in the risk of complications. The overall goals and objectives of the program are as follows:

Increasing knowledge of healthy food choices for families with or at risk for diabetes Promoting behavior changes by offering demonstrations and tasting of healthy food.

Increasing knowledge of essential medical tests associated with diabetes management.

Promoting physical activity as a component of diabetes control. Encouraging self-management and self-efficacy skill. Connecting participants to their healthcare providers for long-term follow-up. The program is designed to meet 4 consecutive weeks and then a 3 month follow-up. Participants A1c and blood pressure are taking at the first and follow-up classes. Classes consist of a nutrition lesson, physical activity, cooking demonstration and food tasting.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment
Diabetes Mellitus, Type 2 Behavioral: Lifestyle modification education

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Study Type : Observational
Estimated Enrollment : 200 participants
Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Cross-Sectional
Official Title: Dining With Diabetes in Pennsylvania
Actual Study Start Date : May 1, 2019
Estimated Primary Completion Date : April 30, 2020
Estimated Study Completion Date : April 30, 2020

Intervention Details:
  • Behavioral: Lifestyle modification education
    Lifestyle modification education and goal setting

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. hemoglobin A1C [ Time Frame: 3 months ]
    participants can choose to have their hemoglobin A1C taken at the first and follow-up class, 3 months later

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
Adults residents of Pennsylvania

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Individuals with type 2 diabetes individuals with pre-diabetes individuals at risk of developing type 2 diabetes healthy family members/caretakers healthy volunteers

Exclusion Criteria:

  • under age 18

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To learn more about this study, you or your doctor may contact the study research staff using the contact information provided by the sponsor.

Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT04080960

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Contact: Debra A Griffie, EdD 610-489-4315

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United States, Pennsylvania
Penn State University Recruiting
University Park, Pennsylvania, United States, 16802
Contact: Debra A Griffie, EdD    610-489-4315   
Sponsors and Collaborators
Penn State University
Publications of Results:
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Responsible Party: Debra Griffie, Senior Extension Educator, Penn State University Identifier: NCT04080960    
Other Study ID Numbers: PRAMS00036501
208113 ( Other Grant/Funding Number: NNLM )
First Posted: September 6, 2019    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: September 6, 2019
Last Verified: September 2019
Individual Participant Data (IPD) Sharing Statement:
Plan to Share IPD: No

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Studies a U.S. FDA-regulated Drug Product: No
Studies a U.S. FDA-regulated Device Product: No
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Diabetes Mellitus
Diabetes Mellitus, Type 2
Glucose Metabolism Disorders
Metabolic Diseases
Endocrine System Diseases