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You can access this
clinical trial
if you have
Sedentary Lifestyle or Diabetes Mellitus, Gestational
and you are
between 18 and 45
years old
The phase for this study is not defined.
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The purpose

Multiple studies have demonstrated a very low prevalence of women meeting physical activity and weight gain recommendations during pregnancy. Additionally, previous Blossom Project studies have shown that when pregnant women engage in a 20 minute walk each day, they spend significantly more time sitting in addition to longer bouts of sitting resulting in increased total sedentary time. We are going to test which method works best to decrease sitting time, and how those methods effect metabolic parameters such as insulin resistance and blood glucose. This study will consist of three groups, each utilizing a commercially available fitness tracker, Fitbit. Group 1 (SR): will reduce sedentary time by interrupting prolonged sitting. Group 2 (WALK): will reduce sedentary time via walking. Group 3 (UC): will continue on with their normal daily routine; usual care.

Provided treatments

  • Other: Limit accumulation of sedentary time
  • Other: Walk
  • Other: Normal daily routine; Usual Care

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Tris trial is registered with FDA with number: NCT02909725. The sponsor of the trial is Iowa State University and it is looking for 36 volunteers for the current phase.
Official trial title:
The Blossom Project: "BlossomUP" Evaluating Methods to Decrease Sedentary Time in Pregnancy