Healthier Living With Arthritis Online Program

Trial ID or NCT#

NCT00398255

Status

not recruiting iconNOT RECRUITING

Purpose

Individuals with with arthritic conditions (rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis, or fibromyalgia) and internet and email access were randomized to receive an internet-based arthritis self-management program (treatment group) or to continue with usual care (control group). Questionnaires measuring health indicators, health behaviors, self efficacy and health care utilization were administered at baseline, six months and one year after the course. It was hypothesized that those participating in the course would have better outcomes than the control group at six months and one year.

Official Title

Internet Arthritis Self-Management Study

Eligibility Criteria

Ages Eligible for Study: Older than 18 Years
Sexes Eligible for Study: All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers: No
Inclusion Criteria:
  1. - arthritic condition (osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis or fibromyalgia) - internet access and ability to use computer
Exclusion Criteria:
  1. - active treatment for cancer - taken small group arthritis self-management program

Investigator(s)

Kate Lorig