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Table 3 Summary of Measures

From: Living Well with Diabetes: a randomized controlled trial of a telephone-delivered intervention for maintenance of weight loss, physical activity and glycaemic control in adults with type 2 diabetes




#Waist circumference


% body fat


Glycoslyated haemoglobin


Fasting blood glucose


Cholesterol (total, HDL, LDL)




Liver function tests (ALT, AST, LDH, ALP, GGT)


Blood pressure


Diabetes medication


#Objectively measured physical activity (PA) via accelerometer


   Average mod-vig PA/day (mins)


   Average light intensity PA/day (mins)


   Average very light intensity PA/day (mins)


   Average sedentary time/day (mins)


   Breaks in sedentary time (n/day)


   Bouts of moderate-to-vigorous intensity activity (n/day)


Self-reported physical activity


   Walking (days & min/wk)


   Walking for exercise (days & min/wk)


   Moderate-vigorous PA (days & min/wk)


   Resistance training (days & min/wk)


   Sitting items (transport, television, computer min/wk)


Self-reported diet


   Dietary intake (total energy, total fat, saturated fat, fibre)


   Dietary behaviour


Sleep (duration & quality)






Social support


Perceptions of the neighbourhood environment


Health-related quality of life


Health care utilization


Cost to deliver intervention

Intervention Delivery (tracked for each call)

Call duration


Call completion

  1. All assessed at baseline, 6, 18 & 24 months; #assessed at 12 months; bold text denotes primary outcome