Behavioral Intervention

Dialectical behavioral therapy for Type 2 Diabetes

University of Calgary, Calgary, Canada
Targeting 2 different conditionsDialectical behavioral therapy +1 moreN/AWaitlist AvailableResearch Sponsored by University of Manitoba

Study Summary

This trial is testing a new therapy to help improve quality of life and weight management in youth at risk for type 2 diabetes.

Eligible Conditions
  • Prevention
  • Type 2 Diabetes

Eligibility Criteria

Inclusion Criteria

You will be eligible if you check “Yes” for the criteria below
You have mild to moderate depression, as measured by a questionnaire called the PHQ-9, with a score between 5 and 19.


Screening ~ 3 weeks
Treatment ~ Varies
Follow Up ~one week at week 16 and week 32
This trial's timeline: 3 weeks for screening, Varies for treatment, and one week at week 16 and week 32 for reporting.

Treatment Details

Study Objectives

Outcome measures can provide a clearer picture of what you can expect from a treatment.
Primary outcome measures
Adherence to the intervention
Enrollment rates
Retention for follow up measurements
Secondary outcome measures
Barriers for lifestyle change
DBT benefits and challenges
DBT skills training
+3 more

Awards & Highlights

No Placebo-Only Group
All patients enrolled in this study will receive some form of active treatment.

Trial Design

3Treatment groups
Experimental Treatment
Active Control
Group I: Lifestyle aloneExperimental Treatment1 Intervention
Participants will receive 2 lifestyle sessions per week, one 90 minutes in length and the other 60 minutes for 16 weeks.
Group II: DBT + lifestyleExperimental Treatment2 Interventions
Participants will receive 90 minutes of dialectical behavioral therapy and 60 minutes of lifestyle sessions each week for 16 weeks.
Group III: ControlActive Control1 Intervention
Participants will be included in baseline, endpoint and follow up measurements, but will receive no form of intervention.
First Studied
Drug Approval Stage
How many patients have taken this drug
Dialectical behavioral therapy
Completed Phase 4

Find a site

Who is running the clinical trial?

University of ManitobaLead Sponsor
565 Previous Clinical Trials
194,658 Total Patients Enrolled
Diabetes CanadaOTHER
7 Previous Clinical Trials
772 Total Patients Enrolled
Children's Hospital Research Institute of Manitoba (CHRIM)UNKNOWN
1 Previous Clinical Trials
40 Total Patients Enrolled

Media Library

Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) (Behavioral Intervention) Clinical Trial Eligibility Overview. Trial Name: NCT05338944 — N/A
Type 2 Diabetes Research Study Groups: DBT + lifestyle, Lifestyle alone, Control
Type 2 Diabetes Clinical Trial 2023: Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) Highlights & Side Effects. Trial Name: NCT05338944 — N/A
Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) (Behavioral Intervention) 2023 Treatment Timeline for Medical Study. Trial Name: NCT05338944 — N/A

Frequently Asked Questions

These questions and answers are submitted by anonymous patients, and have not been verified by our internal team.

Is enrollment currently available for this trial?

"The clinical trial, which was first proposed on January 1st 2023 and last amended October 5th 2022, is actively seeking participants."

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Who qualifies to participate in this clinical experiment?

"This study seeks 15 volunteers between 14 and 17 years old who present with prevention, a BMI z-score greater than 1.6, willingness to commit to the trial's procedures as well as evidence of mild-moderate depression (PHQ-9 score 5-19)."

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How many individuals are currently enrolled in this research endeavor?

"That is accurate. According to the information on, this research project has been accepting recruits since 1/1/2023 and was most recently updated on 10/5/2022. The trial seeks 15 individuals from a single location."

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Is the minimum age threshold for enrolment into this clinical research 18 years or older?

"The enrollment criteria for this research project allows individuals aged between 14 and 17 to participate. To further contextualize, there are 195 clinical trials available to minors while 1077 have been designed with elderly people in mind."

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What objectives is this clinical trial aiming to accomplish?

"This research study has two primary outcomes that will be assessed over a duration of 32 weeks. These are enrollment rates and patient-centeredness, which is evaluated using focus groups and feedback forms. Secondary objectives include evaluating delivery of the behavioural intervention, barriers for lifestyle change (gathered through photovoice participation at 16 weeks), as well as other mental health co-morbidities related to self-regulation."

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~4 spots leftby Jan 2026