Peer telephone counseling for adults with type 2 diabetes mellitus: a case-study approach to inform the design, development, and evaluation of programs targeting physical activity.

@article{Plotnikoff2010PeerTC,
  title={Peer telephone counseling for adults with type 2 diabetes mellitus: a case-study approach to inform the design, development, and evaluation of programs targeting physical activity.},
  author={Ronald C. Plotnikoff and Steven Thomas Johnson and Mila Luchak and Cathy Pollock and Nicholas L Holt and Annabel Leahy and Tanis Liebreich and Ronald J Sigal and Normand G. Boul{\'e}},
  journal={The Diabetes educator},
  year={2010},
  volume={36 5},
  pages={717-29}
}
PURPOSE The purpose of this case study was to determine the feasibility of peer-led telephone counseling for people with type 2 diabetes mellitus related to physical activity (PA) and to establish preliminary efficacy of peer-led telephone counseling for eliciting recommended changes in PA-related cognitions and behaviors for adults with type 2 diabetes mellitus. METHODS A total of 8 adults (5 males and 3 females, aged 59.5 (6.5) years) with type 2 diabetes mellitus completed quantitative… CONTINUE READING

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