Patient Education Resources

What is Living Healthier with Diabetes?

Living Healthier with Diabetes is a Rural Health Moonshot study being conducted by Marcia G. Ory, PhD, MPH, at the Texas A&M University Health.


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Living Healthier with Diabetes Research Project

What is the purpose?

The Texas A&M research team is studying how diabetes self-management education and support impacts health and health care. This study is designed to look at the effectiveness of different kinds of diabetes education. We hope the results will help us better understand the effects of diabetes self-management education and also benefit persons with type 2 diabetes.


In this study, you will ...

  • Participate in 8 hours of classes and individual follow-up sessions and/or use a smartphone app for three months

  • Complete surveys and health measurements (e.g., A1c, blood pressure) at four time points throughout the study over 12 months

  • Eligible participants will receive up to $300 in gift-cards after completing the entire study