Medical Assistant Health Coaching for Diabetes in Diverse Primary Care Settings (the “MAC” Trial)

Principal Investigator: Linda C. Gallo, Ph.D. & Athena Philis-Tsimikas, M.D.
Project funding period: 08/01/2015-07/31/2020
Project funding source: National Institute of Diabetes, Digestive, and Kidney Diseases

This cluster randomized controlled trial will evaluate the Medical Assistant Health Coaching (MAC) program, a brief, pragmatic, medical assistant led coaching intervention, versus usual care, in improving clinical control, self-management, and quality of life in individuals with type 2 diabetes, in two diverse primary care settings.

Contact Information:
Duvia Lara Ledesma, MA
Project Manager
MAC/Mi Puente/DD-Me
South Bay Latino Research Center (SBLRC)
San Diego State University
(619) 240-7841

Scripps Health
Neighborhood Healthcare