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Multi-centre Peer Support Program in Type 2 Diabetes Patients in Hong Kong

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Last updated:1st Jul 2015

This is a pre-and-post study with a study duration of one year involving 7 diabetes centres in Hong Kong. A group of motivated patients with type 2 diabetes will be trained as peersupporters in two training workshops. Patients who may benefit from peer support program will be recruited as peers. In the one year study period, peer supporters are required to have 2 face-to-face interviews and 12 phone calls. Clinical parameters and psycho-behavioral parameters of both peer supporters and peers will be evaluated at the baseline and at the end of the study.


Study Type: Interventional

Study Design: Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment

Masking: Open Label

Primary Purpose: Health Services Research

Official Title: Development and Evaluation of A Peer Support Program for Type 2 Diabetes Patients in Hong Kong as Quality Improvement in Diabetes Care Service

Estimated Enrollment: 434

Study Start Date: July 2015

Estimated Study Completion Date: February 2017

Estimated Primary Completion Date: February 2017 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)



Peer supporter

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Study start date 2015-07-01

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