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mHealth Messages to Sustain Recent Weight Loss - Phase 2

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT02279017
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : October 30, 2014
Last Update Posted : January 26, 2017
Sponsor:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Duke University

Brief Summary:

To assess the feasibility to translate an automated weight loss message intervention to a weight loss clinic population.

Aim 1: To assess feasibility of translating the intervention in a clinic for patients who recently completed a structured weight loss program.

Aim 2: To assess the ability to capture a trajectory of self-reported weight over 6 months through an automated intervention.


Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Weight Loss Behavioral: mHealth Texting for Weight Loss Not Applicable

Detailed Description:
The investigators will recruit 100 participants who are clients at the Duke Diet and Fitness Center. At baseline the investigators will collect demographic information such as, their age, weight, education. When participants complete their respective program at the DFC they will receive a daily weight loss sustaining text message at 8:00 A.M. for 60 days. Participants will also receive weekly messages for 6 months asking them to self-report their weight. Thereafter, they will receive an automated message monthly for 18 months asking them to self-report their weight.

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Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 100 participants
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Basic Science
Official Title: Mobile Health Messages to Sustain Recent Weight Loss - Phase 2
Actual Study Start Date : October 2014
Actual Primary Completion Date : January 2017
Actual Study Completion Date : January 2017

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Arm Intervention/treatment
Weight Loss
We will send the study participate a daily text message for 2 months to their phone at 8 A.M. and a weekly text message for 6 months asking them to report their weight through a 2-question online survey. After that, a monthly text message for 18 months asking them to report their weight.
Behavioral: mHealth Texting for Weight Loss



Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Subject's weight loss [ Time Frame: 2 years ]
    The study is being done to asses the ability to translate an automated weight loss message intervention to a weight loss clinic population.

  2. Percentage of subjects who self-report weight to the clinic [ Time Frame: 2 years ]


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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 100 Years   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • A client of Duke diet and Fitness Center (DFC)
  • Are able to speak and read English
  • Should complete a diet and fitness program at the DFC.
  • Client should own a mobile smart phone to personally receive text messages.
  • Client should have access to a web-based survey to self-report their weight.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • No exclusions

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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT02279017


Locations
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United States, North Carolina
Duke University Medical Center, Diet and Fitness Center
Durham, North Carolina, United States, 27710
Sponsors and Collaborators
Duke University
Investigators
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Principal Investigator: Ryan Shaw, RN, Phd Duke University

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Responsible Party: Duke University
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT02279017    
Other Study ID Numbers: Pro00057562
First Posted: October 30, 2014    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: January 26, 2017
Last Verified: March 2016
Keywords provided by Duke University:
Mobile Technology
Diet and Fitness
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Body Weight
Weight Loss
Signs and Symptoms
Body Weight Changes
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Anti-Infective Agents