Swipe Out Stroke (SOS): Feasibility of Using a Consumer Based Electronic Application to Improve Compliance With Weight Loss in Obese Minority Stroke Patients "SOS"

Recruiting

Phase N/A Results N/A

Trial Description

This pilot study evaluates the use of a mobile application to improve weight loss in obese stroke patients. The investigators hypothesize that acute stroke patients who use the mobile application are more likely to achieve a minimum 5% weight reduction during the critical six months post-stroke, yielding considerable improvement in stroke risk factors.

Conditions

Interventions

  • Usual care Other
    ARM 1: Kind: Experimental
    Label: Mobile Application plus Usual Care
    ARM 2: Kind: Experimental
    Label: Food Journal plus Usual Care
  • Mobile Application Behavioral
    ARM 1: Kind: Experimental
    Label: Mobile Application plus Usual Care
  • Food Journal Behavioral
    ARM 1: Kind: Experimental
    Label: Food Journal plus Usual Care

Trial Design

  • Allocation: Randomized
  • Masking: Open Label
  • Purpose: Prevention
  • Endpoint: Safety/Efficacy Study
  • Intervention: Parallel Assignment

Outcomes

Type Measure Time Frame Safety Issue
Primary Number of participants with five percent or greater weight loss. Six months
Secondary Percentage of patients with blood pressure reduction. Six months
Secondary Percentage of patients with decrease in serum cholesterol. Six months

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