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Stress Management Among Latinos with Type 2 Diabetes Mellitu
Clinical Trial ( IRB ) #: 11-065O-6
Title: Stress Management Among Latinos with Type 2 Diabetes Mellitu
Principal Investigator: Dr. Julie Wagner
Description: Latino participants (N=250) (Ps) from the ‘Amigos en Salud’ clinic at Hartford Hospital will be randomized to either a) 3 sessions of group-based diabetes education led by a CHW (control condition) or, b) the control condition PLUS 8 sessions of group-based stress management, also led by the CHW. The SM intervention will include standard techniques such as relaxation training, and cognitive and behavioral skills training, and inter-session home practice. Ps will complete assessments at baseline, post treatment and follow-up. A subgroup (N=75) will also complete real-time, ambulatory assessments for 72 hours, once at baseline and again at post treatment to capture ecologically valid measures of stress-glucose reactivity.
  Psychiatry - General Adult/Mental Health (Depression, Anxiety, Etc.)
  Stress Disorders
Eligibility Criteria: Inclusion Criteria: age 18 or older Latino or Hispanic self-identification ambulatory status diagnosis of T2D for one year duration or longer HbA1c>7.0. Exclusion criteria: General Enrolled in another research study Blindness or deafness Medical exclusion: medical instability or medical treatment requiring more than routine diabetes care, amputation or disability preventing regular exercise, inability to consume meals orally, cognitive impairment or dementia, stroke with neurological residual, myocardial infarction within 12 months, Psychiatric exclusion: bipolar disorder or thought disorder, or medications prescribed for either current substance abuse or dependence disorder current suicidality or history of suicide attempt history of psychiatric hospitalization
How to Contact: Sofia Segura-Perez. sofias@hispanichealth.com Phone: 860.527.0856 X 260 Associate Director Center for Community Nutrition Hispanic Health Council 175 Main Street Hartford, CT 06106
Enrollment Status/Comments: Recruitment will begin summer 2011.