SweetMama is a new technological tool created to provide education for expecting mothers with type 2 diabetes. Investigators at Northwestern University are conducting a clinical trial on the effectiveness of SweetMama. The trial will consist of individual focus group and participant input and testing.
The study will follow a text message curriculum of diabetes education to assess pregnant women with type 2 diabetes. Interviews will be conducted from focus groups of 10-20 low income, pregnant women on the tool’s effectiveness. The women will then be tested and followed by interviews and questionnaires.
- Females, ages 18 to 50 years old
- Currently diagnosed with gestational diabetes mellitus or type 2 diabetes mellitus
- Ability to speak English
- Gestational diabetes mellitus or type 2 diabetes mellitus
- Focus Groups: Confirmed pregnancy from 8 weeks to 12 weeks after delivery
- Individual testing: Confirmed pregnancy prior to 30 weeks
- Pilot trial: Confirmed pregnancy prior to 30 weeks
- Low-income economic status
- Unable to meet inclusion criteria
The study is being held at Northwestern Memorial Hospital in Chicago, Illinois, 60611. If you have any questions feel free to contact Lynn M Yee, MD, MPH, at 312-472-4685 or at firstname.lastname@example.org.
This clinical trial is sponsored by Northwestern University. The Principal Investigator is Lynn M Yee, MD, MPH, an Assistant Professor of Maternal and Fetal Medicine at Northwestern University.
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