Study Detail: DRCR M
Trial Description Summary
A randomized controlled study to determine if formal diabetes education provided in an ophthalmology office vs. no formal education given in an ophthalmology office will lead to patients achieving better glycemic control.
• Retina Associates of Cleveland has been randomized to provide formal diabetes education.
Basic Trial Information
Disease Status: diabetes mellitus (Type 1 or 2)
Age: 18 or older
Sponsor: DCRC net
Protocol #: M
Study Duration: 2 years
Age: 18 or greater
Type 1 or Type 2 Diabetes
Willing and able to make follow up appointments
Prior complete PRP in both eyes.
Diabetes related vitrectomy in both eyes
Advanced visual acuity loss in both eyes prohibiting ability to read study materials.
GENERAL MEDICAL EXCLUSION:
Known HbA1c (by pt. report or record at time of enrollment) <7.5% with in prior 6 months.
Participation in any other intervention study
Initiation of insulin treatment within 3 months from date of enrollment.
Significant Renal Disease including use of erythropoietin, dialysis or kidney transplant
Other inclusion/exclusion criteria per protocol to be screened by the Clinical Coordinator
Effect of Diabetes Education during Retinal Ophthalmology Visits on Diabetes Control
Trial Contact Information
Site: Study Coordinator
216/831-5704 ext. 253