The REAL-T Diabetes Study
About the Study
- We have completed enrollment of young adults with type 1 diabetes (T1D) for a study on health management.
- We are researchers at USC testing a lifestyle-based telehealth program for young adults with type 1 diabetes. We would like to find out if this program can help young adults aged 18-30 deal with the everyday hassles and problems they experience in managing their diabetes. Half of participants will receive the REAL-T intervention, while the other half will receive their usual care.
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Frequently Asked Questions
Everyone in the study will have a data collection session once every 3 months. Half of the people in the study will be randomized into occupational therapy. They will meet with an occupational therapist (OT) over 6 months using telehealth. They will connect and talk through their challenges and/or goals related to their diabetes care.
Occupational Therapy is the therapeutic use of everyday activities to enhance or enable participation and improve overall quality of life. In REAL-T, your OT will work with you through video calls to help you find ways to better manage your diabetes and work on goals that you want to work on.
Study ID: IRB #HS-18-00633
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