CTC Intervention for High Blood Pressure

Phase-Based Progress Estimates
High Blood PressureCTC Intervention - Behavioral
All Sexes
What conditions do you have?

Study Summary

This trial is designed to see if improving hypertension self-management and lowering blood pressure (BP) in African-American Veterans is possible by having them watch videos and then receive text messages related to the content of the videos.

Treatment Effectiveness

Study Objectives

1 Primary · 0 Secondary · Reporting Duration: 6-months after intervention

6-months after intervention
BP Measurement Change at Follow-up

Trial Safety

Trial Design

2 Treatment Groups

1 of 2
1 of 2

Active Control

Experimental Treatment

600 Total Participants · 2 Treatment Groups

Primary Treatment: CTC Intervention · No Placebo Group · N/A

Experimental Group · 1 Intervention: CTC Intervention · Intervention Types: Behavioral
ActiveComparator Group · 1 Intervention: Control · Intervention Types: Behavioral

Trial Logistics

Trial Timeline

Screening: ~3 weeks
Treatment: Varies
Reporting: 6-months after intervention

Who is running the clinical trial?

VA Office of Research and DevelopmentLead Sponsor
1,485 Previous Clinical Trials
2,741,619 Total Patients Enrolled
Sarah L Cutrona, MDPrincipal InvestigatorVA Bedford HealthCare System, Bedford, MA

Eligibility Criteria

Age 18+ · All Participants · 7 Total Inclusion Criteria

Mark “Yes” if the following statements are true for you:
will continue to receive care at the recruiter site
are not eligible for this VHA program Veterans who have hypertension (high blood pressure) during this 1-year period are not eligible for this VHA program.
You must have access to your own or a family member's cell phone or smart phone in order to participate.
I must be willing to use this phone to receive text messages for a period of 6 months.
The text states that the person has been to the doctor's office 2 or more times in the past year.
are more likely to be misdiagnosed with a mental disorder than those who identify as white
management People who want to participate in this study must be taking at least one medication to manage their blood pressure.