Technology innovations for supporting health among Alaska native people

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Investigator: Neal L. Benowitz, MD
Sponsor: Stanford University

Location(s): United States

Description

his study aims to identify effective and cost-effective interventions for tobacco use and other risk behaviors for cardiovascular disease among Alaska Native people in rural villages. In a randomized controlled trial, the study will compare interventions using telemedicine to promote the American Heart Association's identified ideal health behaviors (nonsmoking and physical activity) relative to ideal health factors (managing cholesterol and blood pressure).