Cardiovascular Risk Factor clinical trials at UC Irvine
1 research study open to eligible people
The Effects of a Mobile Health Intervention and Health Coach Text Messaging on Cardiovascular Risk of Older Adults
open to eligible people ages 60 years and up
This study, "Fitness Intensive Therapy (Get FIT) to Promote Healthy Living in Older Adults", will test a mobile-health based intervention which includes use of a Fitbit activity tracker for 3 months, a smartphone application that tracks daily food intake, and one 45 minute counseling session to create personal goals and provide patient education by a health coach; versus Get FIT+ (the same items) plus personalized text messages focusing on participant's activity and nutrition progress as monitored in the app, from the health coach for 3 months. The investigators will measure the impact on participant's diet, physical activity, clinical outcomes, psychosocial well-being, and engagement.
Anaheim, California and other locations