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Virtual Physical Activity for Type 1 Diabetes

  • Study HIC#:2000030105
  • Last Updated:03/11/2022

The purpose of the present study is to deliver a 2-week alpha version of a virtual home intervention to promote MVPA among adolescents with T1D and evaluate its safety, feasibility, and acceptability.

  • Age14 years - 19 years
  • GenderBoth
  • Start Date01/04/2022
  • End Date09/30/2022

Trial Purpose and Description

The purpose of the present study is to deliver a 2-week alpha version of a virtual home intervention to promote MVPA among adolescents with T1D and evaluate its safety, feasibility, and acceptability.

Eligibility Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Age of 14-19 years 
  • Diagnosis of type 1 diabetes or other absolute insulin deficiency diabetes for greater than or equal to 6 months
  • Inadequate moderate-to-vigorous physical activity levels (defined as less than or equal to 3 days per week achieving greater than or equal to 60min daily, which is less than or equal to 50% of the recommended 7 days per week)
  • English literacy
  • Own a continuous glucose monitor (Dexcom G4, G5, G6 [San Diego, CA], Abbott Freestyle Libre 2, 14-day [Chicago, IL], Medtronic Guardian 3, Enlite [Dublin, Ireland]) with enough supplies for 6 weeks (when available, we will provide these to those who do not own them, in which case they will be considered to meet this criteria).
  • Access to television or computer with HDMI or USB port.
  • Under regular care by a healthcare provider (defined as attending at least one appointment in the past year, plus access to verified 24hr phone number to reach the providers team for insulin dose adjustments if assistance is needed)

Exclusion Criteria:

A condition or disability besides type 1 diabetes that would preclude participation in group moderate-to-vigorous physical activity (e.g., cerebral palsy, current pregnancy)

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