Supported by Queen's University
What is This Study?
We invite you to participate in the Diabetic Foot Care Facebook Group Study that aims to determine the feasibility of a Facebook group-based program to support adults with diabetes in their foot self-care practices and the prevention of foot ulcers. If you have a medical diagnosis of diabetes, then you could be a potential participant and we welcome your input.
The study intervention involves using this Facebook group to build a shared private community to support persons living with diabetes, learn foot care strategies and gain motivation to better care for their feet daily, prevent ulcers, and live healthy. We believe you will benefit from this project if you have/are:
- A diagnosis of diabetes
- 18 years of age or older
- Proficient in the English language
- An active Facebook account or willing to create one
- Access to the internet, computer or smartphone, and email
If you would like to know more about this research study, please click here for the letter of information, which will provide more details to help you make an informed decision. Please, download and print or save a copy of the letter of information for your records. An electronic copy of this invitation will be sent to your email.
Meet the Researcher
Helen Obilor is an international Ph.D. student from Nigeria working under the supervision of Dr. Kevin Woo at the School of Nursing, Queen's University, Kingston, Ontario.
How Do I Participate?
To participate in this study, you will be required at first to give consent and complete a screening survey for the researcher to determine your eligibility.
Kindly click this survey link to decline or consent to participate in the study. The survey link is secure and unique to you. Should you consent, this survey link will provide you with the opportunity to complete the eligibility screening questions that take about five minutes. The researcher, Helen Obilor, will contact you within two weeks about your eligibility and further instructions on the next stage of the research.
Your participation is voluntary. The researchers will maintain the confidentiality of information obtained during this study to the extent permitted by applicable law. Your decision to participate/not participate will not affect your medical care or participation in future research at Queen's University.
Thank you in advance for your consideration for participation in this study.
For information on how to:
- Create/recover a Facebook account
- Reset the password
- Understand privacy settings
Click this link to read the details on how to set-up a Facebook account and about privacy settings.
For More Info
Should you require more information about this study, please contact: