Assessing Health Literacy and Diabetes Knowledge in Hospitalized Diabetic Patients


About this study

The purpose of this study is to identify potentially modifiable barriers to hyperglycemia management in hospitalized diabetic patients. Both general hospitalized diabetic patients and first time renal transplant patients will be studied.

Participation eligibility

Participant eligibility includes age, gender, type and stage of disease, and previous treatments or health concerns. Guidelines differ from study to study, and identify who can or cannot participate. There is no guarantee that every individual who qualifies and wants to participate in a trial will be enrolled. Contact the study team to discuss study eligibility and potential participation.

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Subjects will be identified by the inpatient endocrinology consult service and information provided to the study team. 
  • All patients admitted with diabetes or following a first time kidney transplant will be eligible.
  • All patients admitted with diabetes or transplanted between August 1, 2017- May 1, 2018 will be approached for recruitment.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Non-English speakers or individuals who would not be able to participate in their own diabetes care.

Participating Mayo Clinic locations

Study statuses change often. Please contact the study team for the most up-to-date information regarding possible participation.

Mayo Clinic Location Status Contact

Scottsdale/Phoenix, Ariz.

Mayo Clinic principal investigator

Bithika Thompson, M.D.

Closed for enrollment

Contact information:

Bithika Thompson M.D.


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