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LSU HCSD Tele-Health Projects: Weight Loss in Chronic Disease Patient Population

2014-08-27 03:12:30 | BioPortfolio

Summary

This study will assess the effect of in-home tele-health monitoring on health outcomes for LSU HCSD chronic disease, overweight or obese patients diagnosed with type II diabetes or hypertension.

Description

This study will assess the effect of in-home tele-health monitoring on health outcomes for LSU HCSD chronic disease, overweight or obese patients diagnosed with type II diabetes or hypertension. Primary emphasis will be on assessing the effect of tele-health home monitoring combined with motivational telephone coaching on weight loss and waist circumference as compared to self-directed, home monitoring alone, and telephone coaching alone. Secondary outcomes such as blood pressure, HbA1c, fasting blood sugar, and cholesterol will be examined as well.

Study Design

Allocation: Randomized, Control: Active Control, Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Health Services Research

Conditions

Overweight

Intervention

Telehealth Home Monitoring, TrestleTree Telephone Coaching, Telehealth Home Monitoring Plus Trestle Telephone Coaching

Location

Earl K. Long Medical Center
Baton Rouge
Louisiana
United States

Status

Recruiting

Source

Pennington Biomedical Research Center

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:12:30-0400

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