Health Coaching for High Blood Pressure

UW Hospital and Clinics, Madison, WI
High Blood PressureHealth Coaching - Other
What conditions do you have?

Study Summary

This trial will study if health coaching can improve postpartum care, hypertension control and self-management in 140 participants over 12 months.

Treatment Effectiveness

Study Objectives

1 Primary · 12 Secondary · Reporting Duration: 6 and 12 months

12 months
Hemoglobin A1c at 12 months postpartum
Lipid Profile at 12 months postpartum
Microalbumin Creatine Ratio at 12 months postpartum
Percentage of participants that achieve hypertension control at 12 months postpartum
6 and 12 months
Change in Body Mass Index (BMI)
Change in Home Blood Pressure Monitoring Frequency
Change in Weight (kg)
Change in physical activity as measured by the Godin Physical Activity Questionnaire
Dietary Changes: Change in Sodium intake (milligrams/day) as assessed by the Automated Self-Administered 24-hour Dietary Assessment
up to 12 months
Hypertension Control: Number of Participants who initiate, titrate, or cease BP medications
Hypertension Control: Summary of Antihypertensive Type
Number of Participants Who Attend 12 month Postpartum Care Visit
up to 6 months
Difference in Self-Reported and Electronic Medical Record (EMR) documented BP at 6 months postpartum

Trial Safety

Awards & Highlights

No Placebo Group
All patients enrolled in this trial will receive the new treatment.

Trial Design

2 Treatment Groups

Standard of Care
1 of 2
Health Coaching
1 of 2

Active Control

Experimental Treatment

140 Total Participants · 2 Treatment Groups

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

Health CoachingExperimental Group · 2 Interventions: Health Coaching, Home Blood Pressure Monitoring · Intervention Types: Other, Other
Standard of CareNoIntervention Group · 1 Intervention: Standard of Care · Intervention Types:

Trial Logistics

Trial Timeline

Screening: ~3 weeks
Treatment: Varies
Reporting: 6 and 12 months

Who is running the clinical trial?

University of Wisconsin, MadisonLead Sponsor
1,102 Previous Clinical Trials
2,900,263 Total Patients Enrolled
UnityPoint Health-Meriter FoundationUNKNOWN
1 Previous Clinical Trials
60 Total Patients Enrolled
Kara K Hoppe, DOPrincipal InvestigatorUniversity of Wisconsin, Madison
1 Previous Clinical Trials
105 Total Patients Enrolled

Eligibility Criteria

Age 18+ · Female Participants · 1 Total Inclusion Criteria

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You were born female.

Frequently Asked Questions

Are there still opportunities for individuals to participate in the trial?

"As recorded on, this study has ceased patient recruitment as of January 5th 2023 after first being posted on February 1st 2023. However, there are 729 other trials that are presently welcoming patients to participate in their research." - Anonymous Online Contributor

Unverified Answer
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