Feasibility of Use of BariCare App in Pre-bariatric Surgery.
|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01708135|
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : October 16, 2012
Last Update Posted : September 16, 2014
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment|
|Obesity||Behavioral: Use of smartphone app|
|Study Type :||Interventional (Clinical Trial)|
|Actual Enrollment :||30 participants|
|Intervention Model:||Single Group Assignment|
|Masking:||None (Open Label)|
|Primary Purpose:||Supportive Care|
|Official Title:||Feasibility and Efficacy of Engagement Modules for Pre-Bariatric Surgery Patients.|
|Study Start Date :||October 2012|
|Primary Completion Date :||September 2014|
|Study Completion Date :||September 2014|
This is a feasibility trial and thus all participants in the study will be provided a smartphone app to assist them in preparing for bariatric surgery.
|Behavioral: Use of smartphone app|
- Smart phone app feasibility [ Time Frame: 3 months ]All subjects will complete a Bariatric Surgery Questionnaire consisting of 30 questions that assess their knowldege in areas of nutrition, physical activity, and bariatric surgery. They will also be given a questionnaire on physical activity (International physical activity questionnaire or IPAQ). The primary objective is to assess improvement on both of these questionnaires with use of app.
- Ease of use of app [ Time Frame: 3 months ]Through a questionnaire provided at the end of study, we will be gathering input from participants regarding ease of use of app, things they would like added or removed, as well as if they found modules helpful.
Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT01708135
|United States, Minnesota|
|Mayo Clinic in Rochester|
|Rochester, Minnesota, United States, 55905|
|Principal Investigator:||Manpreet Mundi, MD||Mayo Clinic|