Telemedicine Intervention to Improve Cognitive Function

Description

This project is investigating whether a home-based exercise program will reduce cognitive decline in patients with Parkinson's disease.

Study Start Date

December 2014

Estimated Completion Date

September 2018

Interventions

  • Behavioral: Structured exercise
  • Behavioral: Health education

Specialties

  • Nursing: Neurology,Telehealth/E-Health
  • Neurology: Dementia,Movement Disorders
  • Nurse Practitioner: Telehealth/E-Health
  • Physician Assistant: Neurology

MeSH Terms

  • Parkinson Disease
  • Parkinson's Disease

Study ID

Department of Veterans Affairs -- N1696-I

Status

Unknown

Trial ID

NCT02248649

Study Type

Interventional

Trial Phase

Phase 3

Enrollment Quota

128

Sponsor

Department of Veterans Affairs

Inclusion Criteria

  • Physician diagnosis of idiopathic, typical Parkinson's disease (PD)
  • At least 2 of 3 cardinal signs of PD
  • Response to dopaminergic medication
  • Mild cognitive impairment

Exclusion Criteria

  • Angina pectoris
  • History of myocardial infarction within 6 months
  • History of ventricular dysrhythmia requiring current therapy

Gender

Both

Ages

40 Years and older

Accepts Healthy Volunteers

No

Study Locations and Contact Information (1)

Study Location Distance Name Phone Email
VA Boston Healthcare System Jamaica Plain Campus Jamaica Plain MA - Boston, Massachusetts 5.4 miles David W Sparrow DSc (857) 364-6400 David.Sparrow@va.gov

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