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Development of Pre-pregnancy Intervention to Reduce the Risk of Diabetes and Prediabetes (Jom Mama)

The safety and scientific validity of this study is the responsibility of the study sponsor and investigators. Listing a study does not mean it has been evaluated by the U.S. Federal Government. Read our disclaimer for details. Identifier: NCT02617693
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : December 1, 2015
Last Update Posted : February 20, 2019
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Novo Nordisk A/S

Brief Summary:
This study is conducted in Asia. The aim of this study is to assess the efficacy of a pre-pregnancy life style intervention to reduce the risk of diabetes and prediabetes.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Diabetes Diabetes Mellitus, Type 2 Behavioral: lifestyle intervention Other: standard antenatal care Phase 4

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Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 552 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Prevention
Official Title: Jom Mama Project - Pre-pregnancy Intervention to Reduce the Risk of Diabetes and Prediabetes
Actual Study Start Date : November 23, 2015
Actual Primary Completion Date : December 9, 2017
Actual Study Completion Date : December 9, 2017

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MedlinePlus related topics: Prediabetes

Arm Intervention/treatment
Standard of care Other: standard antenatal care
Standard of care for pre-pregnancy health. Subjects will be reminded of their endpoint measurement visit towards the end of the intervention period through a phone call.

Experimental: Life style intervention Behavioral: lifestyle intervention
Evaluation of lifestyle intervention combining behavioural change councelling and utilisation of E-health platform. The intervention consists of a combination of behaviour change counselling and support through six contact-points with CHPs (community health promoter) and access to a personalised mobile application.

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Difference in waist circumference [ Time Frame: Months 0-8 ]

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. Change in BMI (Body Mass Index) [ Time Frame: Month 0, Month 8 ]
  2. Change in waist-to-height ratio (WHtR) [ Time Frame: Month 0, Month 8 ]
  3. Change in waist-to-hip ratio [ Time Frame: Month 0, Month 8 ]
  4. Change in weight [ Time Frame: Month 0, Month 8 ]
  5. Change in HbA1c (Glycosylated haemoglobin)) [ Time Frame: Month 0, Month 8 ]
  6. Change in the fasting lipid profile (total cholesterol [TC], low density lipoprotein cholesterol[LDL-C], high density lipoprotein cholesterol[HDL-C], triglycerides [TG]) [ Time Frame: Month 0, Month 8 ]
  7. Change in blood pressure (SBP (systolic blood pressure) and DBP(diastolic blood pressure)) [ Time Frame: Month 0, Month 8 ]
  8. Change in the level of health literacy, as measured by the European Health Literacy Survey Questionnaire (HLC-EU-Q) [ Time Frame: Month 0, Month 8 ]
  9. Change in dietary intake, as measured by the Frequency Food Questionnaire (FFQ) that is used in National Health Surveys in Malaysia [ Time Frame: Month 0, Month 8 ]
  10. Change in dietary intake, as measured by a Frequency Food Questionnaire (FFQ) [ Time Frame: Month 0, Month 8 ]
  11. Change in physical activity and sedentary behaviour, as measured by the International Physical Activity Questionnaire (IPAQ) used in National Health Surveys in Malaysia [ Time Frame: Month 0, Month 8 ]
  12. Change in stress levels, as measured by the Depression Anxiety and Stress Scale 21-items (DASS-21) used in National Health Surveys in Malaysia [ Time Frame: Month 0, Month 8 ]

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Ages Eligible for Study:   Child, Adult, Older Adult
Sexes Eligible for Study:   Female
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Informed consent obtained before any trial-related activities. Trial-related activities are any procedures that are carried out as part of the trial, including activities to determine suitability for the trial
  • Nulliparity
  • Not pregnant at the time of signing informed consent
  • Own a smartphone with either Android system version 4.1 and above or iOS system 7.0 and above with internet access

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Female subject undergoing treatment for type 1 or 2 diabetes mellitus
  • Subjects not residing in the district of Seremban

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT02617693

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Novo Nordisk Investigational Site
Seremban, Negeri Sembilan, Malaysia, 70400
Sponsors and Collaborators
Novo Nordisk A/S
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Study Director: Global Clinical Registry (GCR, 1452) Novo Nordisk A/S
Additional Information:
Publications automatically indexed to this study by Identifier (NCT Number):
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Responsible Party: Novo Nordisk A/S Identifier: NCT02617693    
Other Study ID Numbers: INS-4186
U1111-1160-2987 ( Other Identifier: WHO )
First Posted: December 1, 2015    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: February 20, 2019
Last Verified: February 2019
Individual Participant Data (IPD) Sharing Statement:
Plan to Share IPD: Yes
Plan Description: According to the Novo Nordisk disclosure commitment on

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Studies a U.S. FDA-regulated Drug Product: No
Studies a U.S. FDA-regulated Device Product: No
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Diabetes Mellitus
Diabetes Mellitus, Type 2
Prediabetic State
Glucose Metabolism Disorders
Metabolic Diseases
Endocrine System Diseases