ABC Program in Patients With Metabolic Syndrome
Aims: We evaluate the efficacy of the "Active Body Control (ABC) Program" for weight reduction in patients with metabolic syndrome.
Methods: The ABC program combines telemonitoring of the physical activity with a low-calorie diet also preferring carbohydrates with low glycemic indexes. In this 12-month, randomized, clinical trial 60 patients will be treated according to the ABC program and 60 control patients will receive standard therapy.
Weight Reduction in Patients With Metabolic Syndrome
|Study Design:||Observational Model: Case Control
Time Perspective: Prospective
- weight reduction [ Time Frame: 12 month ] [ Designated as safety issue: Yes ]
- incidence of metabolic syndrome [ Time Frame: 12 month ] [ Designated as safety issue: Yes ]
Biospecimen Retention: Samples Without DNA
blood samples for parameter of lipid metabolism
|Study Start Date:||February 2010|
|Study Completion Date:||August 2011|
|Primary Completion Date:||August 2011 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)|
Lifestyle counseling, ABC program