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Louisville, Kentucky 40202


Purpose:

The purpose of this study is to determine whether a simple text message reminder sent to the parent of an child/adolescent with Type 1 Diabetes(or parent and adolescent) is effective in helping the individual(or parent) become more compliant with self-managing the Type 1 Diabetes (T1D). There will be 5 arms: text message sent to parents of children age 8-12 years old with T1D, text messages sent to parents of adolescents ,age 13-18 years old, with T1D,text messages sent to parents of adolescents with T1D as well as the adolescent with T1D,no text message sent to parents of children age 8-12 years, and no text message sent to adolescents or parents of adolescents age 13-18 years old.


Study summary:

Managing Type 1 Diabetes requires daily checks of blood glucose and medication adjustments. Children and adolescents are known to have more difficulty with this than adults. Parents/legal guardians also face the task of helping with this self-management. A weekly text message regarding Type 1 Diabetes, sent to the parent or the parent and adolescent, may help to remind and motivate an individual to perform the daily tasks needed to manage their Type 1 Diabetes.


Criteria:

Inclusion Criteria: 1. Be willing to agree to participate(assent) in the study and have the permission of the parent to do so. 2. Have a diagnosis of Type 1 diabetes for ≥ one year. 3. Be aged 8 to 18 years old. 4. Be on insulin therapy for ≥ one year. 5. Have a parent/legal guardian with access to a working cell phone or have a parent/legal guardian with access to a working cell phone and have a working cell phone (if 13 years of age or older). 6. Utilize one of the following mobile carriers: T-Mobile, Sprint, Verizon, AT&T, or Virgin Mobile. 7. The parent/legal guardian must express intent to maintain a carrier plan for the duration of the study. 8. The parent/legal guardian must be able to read English OR the parent/legal guardian and the adolescent must be able to read English. Exclusion Criteria: 1. Participants, who in the opinion of the investigator, have any contraindication to tight glycemic control. 2. Individuals who are unable to undertake blood glucose testing during the study period 3. Individuals who are deemed unable or unlikely to comply with the protocol.


NCT ID:

NCT02619487


Primary Contact:

Principal Investigator
Gwendolyn S Pierce, MSN
University of Louisville


Backup Contact:

N/A


Location Contact:

Louisville, Kentucky 40202
United States



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Site Status: N/A


Data Source: ClinicalTrials.gov

Date Processed: January 21, 2020

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