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Integrative Care for Diabetes

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It has been suggested that both integrative medicine(s) and integrative care improves outcomes for people living with diabetes including blood sugar control and quality of life. This study will test if naturopathic care is helpful in patients with type 2 diabetes who have not achieved targets for blood sugar control. Participants will be followed for a period of two years.

Participant responsibilities:

Attend a baseline visit and up to 15 follow-up visits through the course of the two year study.

Inclusion criteria:

  • Diagnosed with type 2 diabetes that is not adequately controlled; seeing a family health doctor
  • At least 21 years of age
  • Ability to answer questions in English or have an English speaking care provider who can attend all study visits

Location of study:

Brampton Naturopathic Teaching Clinic (William Osler Brampton Civic Hospital) and the Wise Elephant Family Health Team clinics

Duration:

Participants will be followed for two years

Remuneration:

Participants will receive reimbursement for parking costs to attend study visits.

Diagnosis:

Type 2 diabetes

Contact:

Dr. Nicole Henry: diabetes_study@ccnm.edu

Status: 
Recruiting

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INTEGRATIVE MANAGEMENT OF DIABETES STUDY

More information explaining the diabetes study (PDF) including how to refer patients for physicians and other health-care providers.

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