Adapted MBC2 Program for Health Behaviors

Phase-Based Progress Estimates
Health Behaviors
Adapted MBC2 Program - Behavioral
All Sexes
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Study Summary

This trial will test a new program to help reduce risk factors for heart disease among adults in Appalachia. The program includes an app, physical activity tracking, health coaching, and behavioral incentives to encourage healthier habits.

Treatment Effectiveness

Effectiveness Progress

1 of 3

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Study Objectives

1 Primary · 6 Secondary · Reporting Duration: 9 months (at baseline, 3 months and 9 months)

Month 9
Change in Blood Pressure
Change in Body Mass Index (BMI)
Change in HDL-C
Change in Health-Related Quality of Life
Change in Height
Change in LDL-C
Waist Circumference
Change in Weight
Change in diet and activity
Change in plasma glucose
Change in total cholesterol
Change in triglycerides

Trial Safety

Safety Progress

1 of 3

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Trial Design

2 Treatment Groups

Stress Management Group
1 of 2
Adapted MBC2 Group
1 of 2
Active Control
Experimental Treatment

350 Total Participants · 2 Treatment Groups

Primary Treatment: Adapted MBC2 Program · No Placebo Group · N/A

Adapted MBC2 Group
Experimental Group · 1 Intervention: Adapted MBC2 Program · Intervention Types: Behavioral
Stress Management Group
ActiveComparator Group · 1 Intervention: Stress Management Control · Intervention Types: Behavioral

Trial Logistics

Trial Timeline

Approximate Timeline
Screening: ~3 weeks
Treatment: Varies
Reporting: 9 months (at baseline, 3 months and 9 months)

Who is running the clinical trial?

Nancy SchoenbergLead Sponsor
4 Previous Clinical Trials
4,210 Total Patients Enrolled

Eligibility Criteria

Age 18+ · All Participants · 7 Total Inclusion Criteria

Mark “yes” if the following statements are true for you:
Spend more than ninety minutes each day on activities such as watching television or using the computer that are not work-related or related to education.
data The willingness to use a smart phone to record and modify diet and activity data.
The willingness to wear an accelerometer is high, as participants found it to be comfortable and easy to use.
> Eating 4.5 cups of fruit and vegetables every day is a good way to consume the recommended amount of fruits and vegetables.
are more likely to smoke Adults living in Appalachian Kentucky are more likely to smoke cigarettes than adults living in other parts of Kentucky.
consume no more than 8% of your daily calories from fat.
> Do at least 150 minutes of moderate-intensity physical activity every week.

About The Reviewer

Michael Gill preview

Michael Gill - B. Sc.

First Published: October 27th, 2021

Last Reviewed: October 14th, 2022

Michael Gill holds a Bachelors of Science in Integrated Science and Mathematics from McMaster University. During his degree he devoted considerable time modeling the pharmacodynamics of promising drug candidates. Since then, he has leveraged this knowledge of the investigational new drug ecosystem to help his father navigate clinical trials for multiple myeloma, an experience which prompted him to co-found Power Life Sciences: a company that helps patients access randomized controlled trials.