Recruitment and enrollment of rural and urban medically underserved elderly into a randomized trial of telemedicine case management for diabetes care.

@article{Palmas2006RecruitmentAE,
  title={Recruitment and enrollment of rural and urban medically underserved elderly into a randomized trial of telemedicine case management for diabetes care.},
  author={Walter Palmas and Jeanne A. Teresi and Philip C. Morin and L. Thomas Wolff and Lesley Field and Joseph P. Eimicke and Linnea Capps and Alejandro Prigollini and Irma Orbe and Ruth S. Weinstock and Steven Shea},
  journal={Telemedicine journal and e-health : the official journal of the American Telemedicine Association},
  year={2006},
  volume={12 5},
  pages={601-7}
}
Our goal was to identify reasons for enrollment or refusal to participate in a randomized trial of telemedicine case management of diabetes. We performed a prospective survey of participants and non-participants during recruitment for the Informatics for Diabetes Education and Telemedicine (IDEATel) study, a randomized trial of telemedicine case management of diabetes mellitus in medically underserved elderly. There were two recruitment areas: urban New York City, and rural upstate New York. A… CONTINUE READING

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