Use of Featforward Mobile Phone App Associated with Decreased Cardiometabolic Risk Factors in Patients with Chronic Conditions

Sara B Golas, Ramya Palacholla, Amanda Centi, Odeta Dyrmishi, Stephen Agboola, Joseph Kvedar, Kamal Jethwani
2018 Iproceedings  
Physical inactivity is one of the leading risk factors contributing to rising rates of chronic diseases and has been associated with deleterious health outcomes in patients with chronic disease conditions. FeatForward is a mobile phone app designed to encourage patients with cardiometabolic risk (CMR) factors to increase their levels of physical activity. Objective: To evaluate the effect of the FeatForward mobile phone app on physical activity levels (primary outcome) and global CMR factors
more » ... condary outcomes) in patients with chronic conditions.
doi:10.2196/11882 fatcat:uxem7lln7ffs5cjti2qmzju3fu