mDPP Study (A Mobile Phone Based Diabetes Prevention Program: A Pilot Study)
UCSF Diabetes Family Fund
Yoshimi Fukuoka, PhD, RN
Who can sign up for this study? (basic inclusion and exclusion criteria)
- Are over 35 years of age
- Are overweight and would like to lose weight
- Are not physically active
- Have no disabilities that would limit physical activity
- Are at risk for diabetes (high blood sugar)
- Have a family history of diabetes
- DO NOT have diabetes
What is this study about?
This is a 5 month research study to test two different diabetes prevention programs. The study will compare pedometer and mobile-phone based programs to determine what is more effective in helping those identified at being at risk for developing diabetes lower their fasting blood glucose.
What will happen in this study?
- 5 Month Study
- 8 UCSF Laurel Heights Research Office Visits
- 2 Fasting Blood Draws
- Participants will be expected to wear a pedometer every single day for 5 months and reply to 2 messages on a mobile phone application for 5 months
How long will this study last?
This is a 5-month study. Participants will be required to wear the pedometer and/or use the mobile phone application every day for 5 months. They will return their study equipment at 5 months.
Participants may earn up to $80 upon completion of all parts of the study.
For more information please contact:
Ami Patel, MPH mDPP Project Director
UCSF Laurel Heights