Do Home Monitors Improve Blood Pressure Control?
This study has been terminated.
(Lack of subjects)
Exempla Saint Joseph Hospital
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Karen Weber, DO, FACP, Exempla Saint Joseph Hospital
First received: April 12, 2012
Last updated: December 20, 2012
Last verified: December 2012
The purpose of this study is to determine if home blood pressure monitors can help decrease blood pressure in patients with diabetes at a low income clinic.
|Study Design:||Allocation: Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Supportive Care
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Further study details as provided by Exempla Saint Joseph Hospital:
Primary Outcome Measures:
- change in blood pressure over time [ Time Frame: baseline and 3 months ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]We are measuring the change in blood pressure between 2 groups: the intervention group which will be using home blood pressure monitors and the control group which will get care as usual for their blood pressure.
|Study Start Date:||December 2011|
|Study Completion Date:||December 2012|
|Primary Completion Date:||December 2012 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)|
No Intervention: Control group
This group will not get a home blood pressure monitor.
Experimental: Home monitors
This group will be given a home blood pressure monitor to use.
Behavioral: Home blood pressure monitor
The patients using home monitors checked their blood pressure on Monday, Wed, and Friday. They took 2 measurements 5 minutes apart after sitting 5 minutes in the left arm.
Other Name: Home monitor: Omron BP760 upper arm monitor
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