Journal article

A positive psychology-motivational interviewing program to promote physical activity in type 2 diabetes: The BEHOLD-16 pilot randomized trial

Jeff C Huffman, Julia Golden, Christina N Massey, Emily H Feig, Wei-Jean Chung, Rachel A Millstein, Lydia Brown, Taylor Gianangelo, Brian C Healy, Deborah J Wexler, Elyse R Park, Christopher M Celano

GENERAL HOSPITAL PSYCHIATRY | ELSEVIER SCIENCE INC | Published : 2021

Abstract

BACKGROUND: The majority of persons with type 2 diabetes (T2D) do not meet recommended levels of physical activity, despite clear links between physical activity and superior medical outcomes in this population. The objective of this trial was to assess the feasibility and impact of a novel 16-week combined positive psychology-motivational interviewing (PP-MI) program to promote physical activity among inactive persons with T2D. METHODS: This pilot randomized trial compared the 16-week, phone-delivered PP-MI intervention to an attention-matched diabetes counseling condition among 70 persons with T2D and low levels of baseline moderate to vigorous physical activity (MVPA; <150 min/week). The ..

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Grants

Awarded by American Diabetes Association


Awarded by National Center for Advancing Translational Science


Awarded by National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute


Awarded by National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases


Funding Acknowledgements

This research project was supported by the American Diabetes Association through grant 1-17-ICTS-099 (JCH) and by the National Center for Advancing Translational Science through grant 1UL1TR002541-01. Time for analysis and article preparation was also funded by the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute through grants K23HL123607 (CMC), K23HL135277 (RAM), and by the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases through grant R21DK109313 (JCH). The authors also acknowledge and appreciate the substantial assistance of the New York Regional Center for Diabetes Translation Research (CDTR; P30 DK111022). The authors have no conflicts of interest to report related to this work.