Metro Atlanta Heart Disease Study - II (MAHDS II)
A 12-week treatment/control trial was implemented to assess the effects of a multi component lifestyle program on improvements in body mass index, weight, perceived stress and blood pressure in African American men and women who were at increased risk for cardiovascular disease. It was hypothesized that treatment group would experience significant improvements when compared to the control group.
African Americans With Hypertension.
Behavioral: 12-week lifestyle modification
|Study Design:||Allocation: Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: Single Blind (Subject)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
|Official Title:||Multiple CVD Risk Reduction in Adult African-Americans: A Pilot Study|
- blood pressure [ Time Frame: 10/2002 - 11/2003 ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]a 12-week behavior modification program was implemented to assess the effects of nutrition counseling, stress reduction education, and directed physical activity on African Americans at increased risk for cardiovascular disease.
- body weight [ Time Frame: 10/2002 - 11/2003 ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
|Study Start Date:||September 2002|
|Study Completion Date:||October 2003|
|Primary Completion Date:||October 2003 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)|
|United States, Georgia|
|Morehouse School of Medicine|
|Atlanta, Georgia, United States, 30310|
|Principal Investigator:||Sharon K Davis, PhD||Morehouse School of Medicine|