Effectiveness of health coaching in diabetes control and lifestyle improvement: A randomized-controlled trial

Ching Ling Lin, Li Chi Huang, Yao Tsung Chang, Ruey Yu Chen, Shwu Huey Yang

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Background: The study aimed to look into the effectiveness of a 6-month health coaching intervention for HbA1c and healthy diet in the treatment of patients with type 2 diabetes. Methods: The study was carried out via a two-armed, randomized controlled trial that included 114 diabetic patients at a medical center in Taiwan. During the 6-month period, the intervention group had health coaching and usual care for 6 months, and the control group had usual care only. The outcome variables were HbA1c level and healthy diet for follow-up measurement in the third and sixth month. Results: The study discovered a significant decrease in HbA1c and health diet improvement after the 6-month health coaching. Patients in the intervention group decreased their daily intake of whole grains, fruits, meats and protein, and fats and oils while increasing their vegetables intake. Conclusions: Health coaching may be conducive to the blood sugar control and healthy diet of patients with type 2 diabetes. Further study on health coaching with higher-quality evidence is needed.

原文英語
文章編號3878
期刊Nutrients
13
發行號11
DOIs
出版狀態已發佈 - 11月 2021

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • 食品科學
  • 營養與營養學

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