Health Coaching to Effect Lifestyle Behaviour Change (HC)

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Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : October 24, 2011
Last Update Posted : March 16, 2016
Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR)
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Marshal Godwin, Memorial University of Newfoundland

Brief Summary:
A health coaching intervention in those with pre-disease (pre-hypertension or pre-diabetes) but without pre-existing cardiovascular disease will effectively help participants change their lifestyle behaviour and prevent or delay onset of cardiovascular disease.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Prediabetes Prehypertension Behavioral: Health Coaching Not Applicable

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 219 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Prevention
Official Title: Health Coaching to Effect Lifestyle Behaviour Change: A Randomized Trial of Individuals With Pre-disease
Study Start Date : October 2011
Actual Primary Completion Date : December 2015
Actual Study Completion Date : December 2015

Arm Intervention/treatment
Experimental: Health Coaching Behavioral: Health Coaching
The intervention will take approximately six months to complete. A combination of group and individual face-to-face meetings will be used. Participants will be divided into groups of 20 for group meetings. Groups will be brought together for a group coaching session at the beginning and the end of the coaching process (i.e., intervention). Each participant will also receive four individual coaching sessions with the health coach and will be able to avail of three one-hour telephone coaching sessions during the six month intervention. Participants will be encouraged to utilize telephone coaching for key support periods.

No Intervention: Usual Care -Control
Patients assigned to the control (usual care) group will be advised to seek standard lifestyle counselling from their primary care physician.

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Change from baseline in lifestyle behaviours as measured by the Simple Lifestyle Indicator Questionnaire [ Time Frame: baseline, 6 months, 12 months ]

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. Change from baseline in Self-efficacy [ Time Frame: baseline, 6 months, 12 months ]
  2. Change from baseline in score on the Framingham-based Global Risk Assessment [ Time Frame: baseline, 6 months, 12 months ]
  3. Change from baseline in blood pressure as measured by the BpTRU device [ Time Frame: baseline, 6 months, 12 months ]
  4. Change from baseline in fasting blood glucose and HbA1c as measured by the Cholestech Analyser [ Time Frame: baseline, 6 months, 12 months ]
  5. Change from baseline in health related quality of life [ Time Frame: baseline, 6 months, 12 months ]

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Ages Eligible for Study:   40 Years to 60 Years   (Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Age 40-60 years
  • Last recorded fasting blood glucose between 6.0 abd 6.9 mmol/L
  • Last recorded blood pressure between 130-139 mmHG systolic and/or85-89 mmHG diastolic

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Diagnosis of diabetes on the chart
  • Diagnosis of hypertension on the chart
  • taking an anti-diabetic medication
  • taking an antihypertensive medication

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT01458496

Canada, Newfoundland and Labrador
Memorial University of Newfoundland
St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada, A1B 3V6
Memorial University of Newfoundland
St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada, A1N 3V6
Sponsors and Collaborators
Marshal Godwin
Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR)
Principal Investigator: Marshall Godwin, MD, MSc Memorial University of Newfoundland

Responsible Party: Marshal Godwin, Professor, Faculty of Medicine, Memorial University of Newfoundland Identifier: NCT01458496     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 243401
First Posted: October 24, 2011    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: March 16, 2016
Last Verified: March 2016

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Prediabetic State
Diabetes Mellitus
Glucose Metabolism Disorders
Metabolic Diseases
Endocrine System Diseases
Vascular Diseases
Cardiovascular Diseases