Feasibility of Developing a Training Program for Peer Leaders in Diabetes (ST07-009)

  • Location :
    USA
    Topic :
    Duration :
    July 1, 2008 - June 30, 2010
    Main Institution :
    Regents Of The University Of Michigan (USA)
    Other institution :
    Principal investigator :
    Dr Tricia Tang
    Other investigator :
    Amount allocated :
    USD 64,951
    Objectives :
    This study proposes to develop a theoretically-driven program for training peer educators to lead empowerment-based interventions that, when led by health care professionals, have been associated with improved diabetes-related health and psychosocial outcomes.

Results to date (November 2012):

The PLEASED program: Peer Leader Training Manual, (Guidelines endorsed by International Diabetes Federation Diabetes Education Consultative Section) available in 6 languages on http://www.idf.org/education/resources/peer-leader-manual

Abstracts/Posters:

  • 20th World Diabetes Congress, Montreal (Canada), October 2009
  • 11th International Congress of behavorial medicine, Washington (USA), August 2010
  • The Society of Behavioral Medicine 32nd Annual meeting and scientific sessions. Washington DC. (USA) April, 2011
  • 2nd Annual Asia-Pacific conference of diabetes education, Suzhou (China), August 2013
  • 21st Annual Scientific Meeting of the Indian Society of Hypertension, Lucknow (India), November 2013
  • 74th Annual Scientific Sessions of the American Diabetes Association, San Francisco (USA), June 2014
  • 2nd Annual International Diabetes Self-Management Education meeting, Tianjin (China), August 2014
  • 17th Annual meeting of the Canadian Diabetes Association, Winnipeg (Canada), October 2014

Presentations:

  • 20th World Diabetes Congress, Montreal (Canada), October 2009
  • 11th International Congress of behavorial medicine, Washington (USA), August 2010
  • The Society of Behavioral Medicine, 32nd Annual meeting and scientific sessions. Washington DC. April 27-29, 2011
  • D-NET expert, March 2011
  • 21st World Diabetes Congress, Dubai (UAE), December 2011
  • 72nd scientific sessions of the American Diabetes Association, Philadelphia (USA), June 2012

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