Shared Decision Making in Graves Disease - Graves Disease (GD) Choice


  • Study type

  • Study IDs

  • Describes the nature of a clinical study. Types include:

    • Observational study — observes people and measures outcomes without affecting results.
    • Interventional study (clinical trial) — studies new tests, treatments, drugs, surgical procedures or devices.
    • Medical records research — uses historical information collected from medical records of large groups of people to study how diseases progress and which treatments and surgeries work best.
  • Site IRB
    • Rochester, Minnesota: 12-007708
    NCT ID: NCT02107794
    Sponsor Protocol Number: 12-007708

About this study

The investigators' decision aid for patients with GD, GD Choice, will be the result of a user-centered participatory action research involving) synthesis of the best available evidence from the literature and real-world registry experience, ii) input and involvement of patients, clinicians and other stakeholders, iii) direct observation of encounters and iv) extensive field-testing. The goal is to create a decision aid that will be rigorously evidence-based, clear and complete, able to be used by clinicians with minimal training time, while satisfying extant standards for rigorous high-quality shared decision making tools.

Participation eligibility

Participant eligibility includes age, gender, type and stage of disease, and previous treatments or health concerns. Guidelines differ from study to study, and identify who can or cannot participate. If you need assistance understanding the eligibility criteria, please contact the study team.

See eligibility criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Adults ≥ 18 years
  • Diagnosis of Graves Disease
  • Appointment with endocrinologist to discuss treatment options for Graves Disease

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Major barriers to participate in shared decision making or to providing informed consent (i.e. dementia, severe hearing or visual impairment)

Participating Mayo Clinic locations

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Mayo Clinic Location Status Contact

Rochester, Minn.

Mayo Clinic principal investigator

Victor Montori, M.D.

Closed for enrollment

Contact information:

Cara Fernandez



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