Tailoring Mobile Health Technology to Reduce Obesity and Improve Cardiovascular Health in Resource-Limited Neighborhood Environments
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|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT03288207|
Recruitment Status : Recruiting
First Posted : September 20, 2017
Last Update Posted : September 28, 2018
Heart disease is a leading cause of death. People can reduce their heart disease risk by exercising more. Mobile health technology may make people more successful at increasing their exercise. This includes things like physical activity monitors and smartphone apps.
To find out if mobile health technology can increase physical activity.
African American women ages 25-75 who:
- Are overweight or obese
- Live in certain areas near Washington, DC
- Are pre-diabetic
- Have a smartphone that can use the study app
At visit 1, participants will
- Answer survey questions. These may be about medical history, physical activity, and weight. They may also cover body image, health perception, and spirituality.
- Have body size measured and get blood tests
- Get a device to wear on the wrist. It will record physical activity and hours of sleep.
- Learn how to download and use the study mobile app
For 2 weeks, researchers will collect data about participants physical activity.
Then participants will have a study visit with additional blood tests.
All participants will get messages from the app that encourage exercise.
Some participants will get data from the app about exercise near their home or work.
Some participants may get face-to-face coaching.
Participants may get wireless devices. These measure body weight, blood pressure, and blood glucose. Participants can measure these at home and upload the data to the app for the study.
Participants will have visits after 3 and 6 months. They will repeat the visit 1 tests.
|Condition or disease|
|Study Type :||Observational|
|Estimated Enrollment :||180 participants|
|Official Title:||Tailoring Mobile Health Technology to Reduce Obesity and Improve Cardiovascular Health in Resource-Limited Neighborhood Environments: A Multi-Level, Community-Based Physical Activity Intervention|
|Actual Study Start Date :||June 21, 2018|
|Estimated Primary Completion Date :||December 31, 2020|
|Estimated Study Completion Date :||December 31, 2020|
targeting physical activity (PA) among at-risk African-American women in resource-limited, Washington, D.C. communities
- To determine if there is a difference in PA change (as measured by steps/day) by beginning an adaptive intervention w remote coaching tailored to neighborhood resources (referred to as "tailored-to-place coaching) vs beginning w standard remo... [ Time Frame: 6 months ]Reduction of obesity and improvement of cardiovascular health
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT03288207
|Contact: Valerie Morales-Mitchelll||(301) email@example.com|
|United States, Maryland|
|National Institutes of Health Clinical Center||Recruiting|
|Bethesda, Maryland, United States, 20892|
|Contact: For more information at the NIH Clinical Center contact Office of Patient Recruitment (OPR) 800-411-1222 ext TTY8664111010 firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Principal Investigator:||Tiffany M Powell-Wiley, M.D.||National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI)|