A randomized control trial to study the effects of automated physician directed messaging on patient engagement in the digital diabetes prevention program

Are you eligible to participate in this study?

You may be eligible for this study if you meet the following criteria:

  • Conditions:
    Prediabetes
  • Age: Between 18 - 99 Years
  • Gender: Male or Female
  • Other Inclusion Criteria:
    Providers:
    1. Fulltime primary care provider (MD/DO, NP) practicing at the participating Family Health Centers or Faculty Group Practices s
    2. Provide care to at least five patients with a diagnosis of pre-diabetes
    Participants:
    1. Participants who are 18 years or older, BMI = 25 kg/m2 (> 22 kg/m2 if self-identified as Asian)
    2. Has a diagnosis of prediabetes (either diagnosis of prediabetes or an HbA1C level of 5.7%-6.4% in past 12 months)
    3. Participants who are safe to engage in moderate physical exercise (as determined by their PCP)
    4. Sufficient English to be able to complete the enrollment process
    5. Has app capable device with data to use the dDPP application and receive text messages

You may not be eligible for this study if the following are true:

  • Providers:
    1. Does not agree to participate
    Participants:
    1. Diagnosed with diabetes
    2. Those whose weight may vary considerably over the study’s timeframe for reasons other than the intervention (e.g. cancer, pregnancy, ascites, severe CHF)
    3. Has severe psychiatric disease or dementia
    4. Active health condition that prevents them from engaging in moderate exercise



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