mHealth Messages to Sustain Recent Weight Loss - Phase 2
This trial has been completed.
|Treatment||mhealth texting for weight loss|
|Start date||October 2014|
|End date||January 2017|
|Trial size||100 participants|
|Trial identifier||NCT02279017, Pro00057562|
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.
|Intervention model||single group assignment|
|Primary purpose||basic science|
Subject's weight loss
time frame: 2 years
Percentage of subjects who self-report weight to the clinic
time frame: 2 years
All participants from 18 years up to 100 years old.
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
|Official title||Mobile Health Messages to Sustain Recent Weight Loss - Phase 2|
|Principal investigator||Ryan Shaw, RN, Phd|
|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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