Condition category
Nutritional, Metabolic, Endocrine
Date applied
03/07/2006
Date assigned
28/11/2006
Last edited
09/12/2010
Prospective/Retrospective
Retrospectively registered
Overall trial status
Completed
Recruitment status
No longer recruiting

Plain English Summary

Not provided at time of registration

Trial website

Contact information

Type

Scientific

Primary contact

Prof Trisha Greenhalgh

ORCID ID

Contact details

University College London
403 Holborn Union Building
Highgate Hill
London
N19 5LW
United Kingdom

Additional identifiers

EudraCT number

ClinicalTrials.gov number

Protocol/serial number

N/A

Study information

Scientific title

Acronym

Study hypothesis

Null hypothesis: yoga therapy plus exercise advice is no more effective than exercise advice alone in improving control in diabetes

Ethics approval

Approved by Haringey LREC 27th July 2004 (ref: 04/Q0509/32)

Study design

Randomised controlled trial

Primary study design

Interventional

Secondary study design

Randomised controlled trial

Trial setting

Other

Trial type

Treatment

Patient information sheet

Condition

Diabetes

Intervention

Exercise advice and twice weekly yoga for three months OR exercise advice alone.

Intervention type

Other

Phase

Not Specified

Drug names

Primary outcome measures

HbA1c

Secondary outcome measures

1. United Kingdom Prospective Diabetes Study (UKPDS) risk score
2. Self efficacy
3. Patient enablement instrument
4. Measure Yourself Medical Outcome Profile (MYMOP)

Overall trial start date

01/08/2006

Overall trial end date

31/07/2007

Reason abandoned

Eligibility

Participant inclusion criteria

People over 18 with non-insulin treated diabetes

Participant type

Patient

Age group

Adult

Gender

Both

Target number of participants

60

Participant exclusion criteria

1. Inability to give informed consent
2. Physical or psychological contraindication to exercise
3. Inability to speak English sufficiently to understand the yoga teacher
4. Unwillingness to join a yoga group

Recruitment start date

01/08/2006

Recruitment end date

31/07/2007

Locations

Countries of recruitment

United Kingdom

Trial participating centre

University College London
London
N19 5LW
United Kingdom

Sponsor information

Organisation

Novo Nordisk Research Foundation (UK)

Sponsor details

Broadfield Park
Brighton Road
Crawley
West Sussex
RH11 9RT
United Kingdom

Sponsor type

Charity

Website

http://www.novonordiskfoundation.co.uk/documents/home_page/document/index.asp

Funders

Funder type

Charity

Funder name

Novo Nordisk Research Foundation (UK)

Alternative name(s)

Funding Body Type

Funding Body Subtype

Location

Results and Publications

Publication and dissemination plan

Not provided at time of registration

Intention to publish date

Participant level data

Not provided at time of registration

Results - basic reporting

Publication summary

1. 2009 results in http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19228402

Publication citations

  1. Results

    Skoro-Kondza L, Tai SS, Gadelrab R, Drincevic D, Greenhalgh T, Community based yoga classes for type 2 diabetes: an exploratory randomised controlled trial., BMC Health Serv Res, 2009, 9, 33, doi: 10.1186/1472-6963-9-33.

Additional files

Editorial Notes