Health coaching for Sleep Apnea

Phase-Based Progress Estimates
Sleep ApneaHealth coaching - Behavioral
All Sexes
What conditions do you have?

Study Summary

This trial will test whether a short phone call from a health coach can help people with sleep apnea stick to their positive airway pressure (PAP) therapy.

Eligible Conditions
  • Sleep Apnea

Treatment Effectiveness

Study Objectives

1 Primary · 6 Secondary · Reporting Duration: Enrollment to 4 months post enrollment

Month 4
Attitudes to PAP treatment
Confidence in using PAP therapy
Mean number of hours used on average over the last 30 days
Mean number of hours used on average over the last 30 days on nights that device was used
Mean proportion of last 30 days in which device used at least 4 hours/night
Patient-reported daytime sleepiness
Proportion using device at any time in last 30 days

Trial Safety

Trial Design

2 Treatment Groups

Usual care
1 of 2
Health coaching arm
1 of 2

Active Control

Experimental Treatment

100 Total Participants · 2 Treatment Groups

Primary Treatment: Health coaching · No Placebo Group · N/A

Health coaching arm
Experimental Group · 1 Intervention: Health coaching · Intervention Types: Behavioral
Usual careNoIntervention Group · 1 Intervention: Usual care · Intervention Types:
First Studied
Drug Approval Stage
How many patients have taken this drug
Health coaching

Trial Logistics

Trial Timeline

Screening: ~3 weeks
Treatment: Varies
Reporting: enrollment to 4 months post enrollment

Who is running the clinical trial?

University of California, San FranciscoLead Sponsor
2,280 Previous Clinical Trials
11,577,484 Total Patients Enrolled
1 Trials studying Sleep Apnea
131 Patients Enrolled for Sleep Apnea
Rachel Willard-Grace, MPHPrincipal InvestigatorUniversity of California, San Francisco
1 Previous Clinical Trials
360 Total Patients Enrolled

Eligibility Criteria

Age 18+ · All Participants · 5 Total Inclusion Criteria

Mark “Yes” if the following statements are true for you:
You are at least 18 years old.
You have previously received a positive airway pressure device for the treatment of sleep apnea.