Step Up Yellow Zone Therapy (Inhaled Corticosteroids) to Prevent Asthma Exacerbations in Children.

What we are studying

The purpose of this study is to find the best yellow zone action plan strategy for children with asthma. Finding the best yellow zone strategy may prevent children from entering the red zone and having to take prednisone. The study is also trying to determine which yellow zone strategy leads to the least total corticosteroid (oral and inhaled) use for children with asthma.

Who we are studying

  • Men and Women
  • Races:
    • White
    • African American
    • Asian
    • American Indian or Alaska Native
    • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
    • Other
  • All Ethnicities
  • Ages 5 - 11

Eligibility Criteria

  • Diagnosed with asthma and currently using an inhaler or demonstrates the need for an inhaler.

What is involved

  • 8 clinic visits over 52 weeks
  • 6 phone calls with questionnaires
  • Breathing tests at every clinic visit
  • Medication and symptoms diary use at home.

Contact Information

Study Coordinator
Cheryl Wilmoth
Principal Investigator
Dr. Stephen Peters

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