Decision Aids and Diabetes (R34)

Diabetes decision aids

The Impact of Decision Aids to Enhance Shared Decision Making for Diabetes (DAD Trial)

SUMMARY: Type 2 diabetes causes loss of quality and diminished duration of life for over 24 million Americans with great costs and heavy burden of treatment both for society and for affected families. Lack of patient involvement in treatment decision-making may contribute to poor diabetes outcomes. Decision aids can promote patient involvement in disease management.

The objective of this pilot randomized trial is to obtain a preliminary estimate of the impact of patient decision aids vs. usual care on patient involvement in decision-making, diabetes care processes, medication adherence, glycemic and cardiovascular risk factor control, and resource utilization in nonurban practices in Midwestern US.

Principal Investigator: Victor M. Montori, M.D.
Grant Title: Patient Decision Aid Delivered at the Point of Care
Funding: NIH Grant Number 1 R34 DK084009-01
Grant Duration: September 15, 2009 - August 31, 2011
Study Coordinators: Linda Paradise, R.N. (Olmsted Medical Center); Laurie Pencille and Amanda Bedard (Mayo Clinic)

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