Hans Kai program for Health Behavior

Phase-Based Progress Estimates
NorWest Co-op Community Health, Winnipeg, CanadaHealth Behavior+3 MoreHans Kai Program - Behavioral
All Sexes
What conditions do you have?

Study Summary

This trial is testing whether the Hans Kai program, which is a 8-week health school followed by monthly peer-led groups, is effective for Canadian adults with or without chronic health conditions. The trial will measure the impact of Hans Kai on participants' mental health, social connections, health-related knowledge and empowerment, health-promoting behaviors, and clinical measures of cardio-metabolic health.

Eligible Conditions
  • Health Behavior
  • Mental Health
  • Social Isolation
  • Loneliness

Treatment Effectiveness

Effectiveness Progress

1 of 3

Study Objectives

2 Primary · 10 Secondary · Reporting Duration: 6 months

6 months
Anti-sedentary Time at 6 months
Daily Steps Taken
Diastolic Blood Pressure
Fasting Blood Sugar
Friendship and Social Connectivity
Health Knowledge and Self-Efficacy
Health-related Knowledge and Empowerment
Heart Rate
Mental Health
Moderate to Vigorous Physical Activity
Nutritional Behavior
Physical Activity: Moderate-to-Vigorous Physical Activity (MVPA)
Physical Activity: Step Count
Sleep Behavior
Sleep Quality, Habits, and Patterns
Social Connectivity
Systolic Blood Pressure
Waist Circumference

Trial Safety

Trial Design

2 Treatment Groups

Wait list control
1 of 2
Hans Kai program
1 of 2

Active Control

Experimental Treatment

90 Total Participants · 2 Treatment Groups

Primary Treatment: Hans Kai program · No Placebo Group · N/A

Hans Kai program
Experimental Group · 1 Intervention: Hans Kai Program · Intervention Types: Behavioral
Wait list controlNoIntervention Group · 1 Intervention: Wait list control · Intervention Types:

Trial Logistics

Trial Timeline

Screening: ~3 weeks
Treatment: Varies
Reporting: 6 months

Who is running the clinical trial?

University of ManitobaLead Sponsor
546 Previous Clinical Trials
187,747 Total Patients Enrolled
NorWest Co-op Community HealthOTHER
1 Previous Clinical Trials
Dylan Mackay, PhDPrincipal InvestigatorUniversity of Manitoba
5 Previous Clinical Trials
151 Total Patients Enrolled
Dylan Mackay, Ph.D.Principal InvestigatorUniversity of Manitoba

Eligibility Criteria

Age 18+ · All Participants · 7 Total Inclusion Criteria

Mark “Yes” if the following statements are true for you:
You are willing to make changes to your lifestyle as outlined in the study consent form.
People of any gender can participate.

Frequently Asked Questions

How many participants is the upper limit for this experiment?

"Affirmative. According to the information posted on clinicaltrials.gov, this examination is actively recruiting patients after first being announced in mid-November 2022 and lastly updated at the end of October 2022. This trial requires 90 individuals from only 1 site." - Anonymous Online Contributor

Unverified Answer

What are the desired outcomes of this research endeavor?

"This clinical trial will assess its efficacy after a 6-month period, with the primary outcome of mental health. Secondary objectives include physical activity (step count and moderate to vigorous physical activity) and sleep quality/patterns; these latter two categories are measured through self-reported questionnaires and data collected from wearable devices respectively." - Anonymous Online Contributor

Unverified Answer

Is the research team currently seeking participants for the experiment?

"According to official information reported on clinicaltrials.gov, this trial is presently enrolling prospective participants. This study was initialised on November 15th 2022 and its details were most recently updated October 24th of the same year." - Anonymous Online Contributor

Unverified Answer
Please Note: These questions and answers are submitted by anonymous patients, and have not been verified by our internal team.