Publications by authors named "Pheeraya Nanthananate"

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Participants' Views on Lifestyle Intervention Program Enhancing Long-Term Health-Related Behaviors Improvement among Prehypertension and/or Prediabetes Mellitus Older Adults: A Qualitative Study Examined in Thailand at Health Promoting Hospitals.

Inquiry 2021 Jan-Dec;58:469580211025209

Faculty of Nursing, Thaksin University, Phatthalung Campus, Thailand.

This study aimed to investigate the view of prediabetes and prehypertension elderly patients living around temple on long-term self-management in proficient way underneath the lifestyle intervention program based on both focus-group discussion and In-depth interview methods to fill the gap in partially successful intervention. 62 participants were selected from 220 participants of the quantitative published study by 2 researchers. The triangulation method was used to put great emphasis on the consistency and the credibility of the results. Almost all of the participants had benefited from the program regarding proper foods, suitable exercise and an inspiration of lifestyle modification. They made changes of eating behavior and exercise behavior during program attendance, however, after the program had finished, they had minimal concern to take care of themselves. Nonetheless, more than half of them demonstrated some health-related behaviors changes due to they gave the value of the suggestion in different aspects. Moreover, high-frequency program attendance was not related to blood results improvement. The knowledge obtained from program intervention together with adequate contact between the patient and the program staff, personal problems solving, personal attitude, practice and acceptable played a key role for long-term lifestyle modification and completely successful intervention.
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June 2021

Two-year results of a community-based randomized controlled lifestyle intervention trial to control prehypertension and/or prediabetes in Thailand: a brief report.

Int J Gen Med 2019 25;12:131-135. Epub 2019 Mar 25.

Department Surgical Nursing, Faculty of Medicine, Siriraj Hospital, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand.

The aim of the study was to assess the 2-year effect of a community-based randomized controlled lifestyle intervention on glucose and blood pressure levels in Thailand. Participants (N=443, with prediabetes and/or prehypertension) received a six 2-hr group session lifestyle intervention (physical activity and nutrition) over 6 months. Measurements were at baseline, 12 months (89%) and at 24 months (84.7%). Statistically significant interaction effects on fasting plasma glucose and DBP at 12 months were not maintained at 24 months, while significant interaction effects were found on high-density lipoprotein and low-density lipoprotein cholesterol at 24 months. Improvements were found for fasting plasma glucose, SBP, DBP and total cholesterol, but no significant interaction effect was detected. The development of type 2 diabetes was higher in the control than in the intervention group, but it was not reaching significance (=0.181), while 3.0% in the intervention group and 2.6% in the control group developed hypertension at 24 months. No significant group differences were found in psycho-behavioral variables. The lifestyle intervention did not provide additional benefits compared to the control group at 24-month follow-up. Trial registration number: TCTR20170721001.
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March 2019