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INTERACTIVE MEAL PLANNING FOR ADOLESCENTS

Award Information

Agency:
Department of Health and Human Services
Branch:
N/A
Award ID:
13814
Program Year/Program:
1992 / SBIR
Agency Tracking Number:
13814
Solicitation Year:
N/A
Solicitation Topic Code:
N/A
Solicitation Number:
N/A
Small Business Information
Jwk International Corp.
7617 Little River Tpke, Ste 80 Annandale, VA 22003
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Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: Yes
HUBZone-Owned: No
 
Phase 2
Fiscal Year: 1992
Title: INTERACTIVE MEAL PLANNING FOR ADOLESCENTS
Agency: HHS
Contract: N/A
Award Amount: $496,898.00
 

Abstract:

THE OVERALL OBJECTIVE OF THIS RESEARCH IS THE DEVELOPMENT OFAN INTERACTIVE SOFTWARE PROGRAM FOR MEAL PLANNING BY ADOLESCENTS WITH DIABETES. THE TOOL WILL BE USED TO PLAN MEALS FROM FOODS CHARACTERISTIC OF SPECIFIC EATING LOCATIONS, USING THE EXCHANGE LIST SYSTEM. IT IS INTENDED FOR HOME USE AND IN HEALTH CARE SETTINGS. THE PROGRAM WILL BE WRITTEN IN HYPERCARD TO RUN ON THE MAC II (COLOR VERSION) OR ON THE MAC SE (BLACK-AND-WHITE VERSION) COMPUTER. THE DATA ENTERED CAN BECOME AN AUTOMATICDIETARY RECORD FROM WHICH TO EVALUATE FOOD SELECTION AND PATTERNS OF INTAKE, COMPLIANCE TO THE DIETARY PRESCRIPTION, AND ADEQUACY OF THE DIETARY REGIMEN. THE TASKS TO BE COMPLETED IN PHASE I INCLUDE THE CONTENT DEVELOPMENT AND VALIDATION, AND SCREEN DESIGNS FOR THE SOFTWARE PACKAGE. THE COMPUTER PROGRAMMING AND THE FULL DEVELOPMENT OF THE PROGRAM WILL BE COMPLETED IN PHASE II. THIS TOOL WILL PROVIDE THE OPPORTUNITY FOR ADOLESCENTS WITH DIABETES TO APPLY THE EXCHANGE LISTS TO THEIR INDIVIDUAL FOOD SELECTION BEHAVIOR. PLANNING ON A DAILY BASIS WILL REINFORCE SKILLS IN FOOD SELECTION AND PROMOTE ADHERENCE TO THE DIETARY PRESCRIPTION.

Principal Investigator:

Anne C Heine
7037500500

Business Contact:

Small Business Information at Submission:

Jwk International Corp.
7617 Little River Trnpk Annandale, VA 22003

EIN/Tax ID:
DUNS: N/A
Number of Employees: N/A
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No