The MONITOR Study: Remote Monitoring Of a Nutrition Intervention To Optimize Treatment Response

The MONITOR Study: Remote Monitoring Of a Nutrition Intervention To Optimize Treatment Response
Experimental: MONITOR group: Monitoring of a Nutrition Intervention to Optimize treatment Response

Participants randomized to the MONITOR arm will be provided dietary coaching biweekly to discuss nutrition concerns, anti-inflammatory diet compliance, and set SMART goals based on their most recent Vioscreen food frequency questionnaires.

Behavioral: Quality fo Life Questionnaire (FHSI)

Participants will take a survey at baseline and visit 2 (weeks 6-8), and visit 3 (week 10-14). The Functional Assessment of Cancer Therapy Hepatobiliary Cancer Symptom Index-8 (FHSI) questionnaire uses a 5-point Likert-type scale, 0=not at all and 4=Very much. A lower total score indicates better quality of life.

Behavioral: Vioscreen Food Frequency Questionnaire (FFQ)

Participants will receive a web-based link and information to complete VioScreen, a web-based food frequency questionnaire, which allows participants to choose the average frequency of consumption of food items over a given time frame (1 month, 3 month, 1 year, etc.) on a Likert scale with choices ranging by individual questions. Total energy and nutrient intake is estimated by summing intakes from each food based on the selected portion size, reported frequency of consumption, and nutrient content of each food item. Anti-inflammatory and pro-inflammatory dietary patterns are calculated using the energy-adjusted dietary inflammatory index (DII) score to represent the inflammatory potential of an individual’s overall diet, using data from FFQ responses. Higher DII scores represent more pro-inflammatory diets while lower (i.e., more negative) DII scores represent more anti-inflammatory diet.

Behavioral: NutritionCoaching

Participants will receive bi-weekly nutrition coaching on anti-inflammatory dietary patterns and foods.

Behavioral: Follow-Up Survey

Participants will complete a custom exit/follow up survey regarding relevance, acceptability, intervention length and timing, an barriers/facilitators. This survey contains 38 questions scored from 1 -Strongly agree to 5-Strongly disagree. A lower score indicates patient satisfaction with the program and the skills and knowledge gained in the program.

Behavioral: Functional Assessment of Anorexia/Cachexia Treatment (FAACT) Questionnaire

The FAACT questionnaire uses a 5 point Likert-type scale, 0=Not at all, 4=Very much. A higher score indicates better appetite and quality of life.

Behavioral: Patient Reported Outcomes Measure- Cognitive Function (PROMIS-Cog) Questionnaire

Participants will complete the PROMIS-Cog form which measures self-reported cognitive deficits. The questionnaire uses a 5 point Likert-type scale, 1=Very often and 5=Never. A higher score indicates higher cognitive function.

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