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You can access this
clinical trial
if you have
Prediabetic State or Diabetes Mellitus
and you are
over 40
years old
The phase for this study is not defined.
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The purpose

Type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) can be prevented through weight loss and increased physical activity, yet its prevalence continues to rise. This trend may be due in part to low rates of participation in evidence-based lifestyle change programs such as the Diabetes Prevention Program (DPP). New strategies are needed to promote healthy behaviors among individuals at risk for T2DM, and mobile health technologies may be an effective and scalable approach to achieve this. One promising tool is JOOL Health, a mobile phone-based application that leverages principles from Self-Determination Theory to help individuals understand how certain behaviors (e.g. sleep, diet, physical activity) influence their ability to pursue their core values and purpose in life. Through personalized messaging and feedback, JOOL Health aims to increase autonomous motivation, a form of motivation closely associated with the initiation and maintenance of healthy behaviors. In this mixed methods pilot randomized controlled trial, the investigators will test whether the JOOL Health mobile phone-based application -- used alone and in conjunction with other mobile health technologies to track weight and physical activity -- can increase autonomous motivation to prevent type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) among individuals with prediabetes who previously declined participation in a Diabetes Prevention Program (DPP).

Provided treatments

  • Device: JOOL Health Mobile Phone Application

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Tris trial is registered with FDA with number: NCT03025607. The sponsor of the trial is University of Michigan and it is looking for 69 volunteers for the current phase.
Official trial title:
A Mixed Methods Pilot Randomized Controlled Trial of a Mobile Phone-based Health Program Among Adults With Prediabetes