Lay Description

Our goal is to test the implementation of behavioral lifestyle interventions to promote physical activity and dietary modifications will help older adults with T2D to improve frailty and manage type 2 diabetes, which may eventually lead to healthy aging. Such intervention would include the use of self-monitoring of diet and physical activity.


  • Diabetes
  • Aging and Geriatric
  • Behaviors and Mental Disorders
IRB Number
NCT Number registration not required
Open to Enrollment


Eligible Ages
Between 65 and 17 Years
Eligible Genders
Accepts Healthy Volunteers

Inclusion Criteria

  • History of severe psychiatric disorders or cognitive impairment which interferes with active participation in the study
  • Residence of long-term care facility
  • History of substance abuse in the past year
  • History of chest pain, short of breath during physical activity

Exclusion Criteria

  • Community-dwelling
  • Age 65 and older
  • Men and women of all ethnic groups
  • Self-reported of provider-diagnosed with T2D for at-least 6 months.
  • Received basic diabetes self-management education
  • Stable medication regimen and no medication changes are expected over the next 6 months.
  • Overweight (BMI =25 kg/m2)
  • Able to read and write in English
  • Own a smartphone

Study Design

Arm Groups

Study Contact

Diana Jarbeau-may
(210) 617-5390

Rozmin Jiwani

Edward Monk

Diana Jarbeau-may
(210) 617-5390

Principal Investigator
Rozmin Jiwani