Peer support for patients with type 2 diabetes: cluster randomised controlled trial

@inproceedings{Smith2011PeerSF,
  title={Peer support for patients with type 2 diabetes: cluster randomised controlled trial},
  author={Susan M Smith and Gillian M Paul and Alan Kieran Kelly and David Leonard Whitford and Eamon O’Shea and Tom C. O’Dowd},
  booktitle={BMJ},
  year={2011}
}
OBJECTIVE To test the effectiveness of peer support for patients with type 2 diabetes. DESIGN Cluster randomised controlled. SETTING 20 general practices in the east of the Republic of Ireland. PARTICIPANTS 395 patients (192 in intervention group, 203 in control group) and 29 peer supporters with type 2 diabetes. INTERVENTION All practices introduced a standardised diabetes care system. The peer support intervention ran over a two year period and contained four elements: the recruitment… CONTINUE READING
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