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Change of Lifestyle by Persons in Risk of Type 2 Diabetes

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Recruitment Status : Unknown
Verified December 2003 by Sorlandet Hospital HF.
Recruitment status was:  Active, not recruiting
First Posted : September 20, 2005
Last Update Posted : December 23, 2005
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Sorlandet Hospital HF

Brief Summary:
We know that changing lifestyle can prevent type 2 diabetes. The challenge is how to help people changing their lifestyle. We have people in 2 groups: half of them is meeting in grops of 10 persons (interventiongroup), the other ones are just visiting their doctor (controlgroup).

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Type 2 Diabetes Behavioral: Increase in activity to control weight Behavioral: Increase in activity to control weight. Phase 3

Detailed Description:

The intervention group are meeting different healt proffesionals (nurse, doctor, eksperts on nutrition,experts on activity and experts on how to change. They have 7 meetings in groups of 10 persons over 3 months. The controlgroup are just meeting their own doctor or the doctor in the hospital 2 times a year.

We tell all that small changes are making big differenses (in weight and the chanse of getting ill). Everyone is told that lack of aktivity is the main reason to obesity. Lack of activity also influense in whar you eat. herefore is activity in the "center".

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Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Enrollment : 220 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Prevention
Official Title: Phase 3 Study of Changing of Lifestyle by Persons in Risk of Type 2 Diabetes
Study Start Date : March 2004
Study Completion Date : March 2007

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Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Weigtreduction
  2. Increase in maximum oxygen uptake
  3. Change in foodintake
  4. Change in self-reported activity

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. Quality of life

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Ages Eligible for Study:   20 Years to 64 Years   (Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria: Diabetes risk score above 9 points.

Exclusion Criteria: Persons with diabetes, serious heart disease, cancer or psychiatric disorder. They have to speak and understand Norwegian language.

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT00202748

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Sorlandet Hospital
Kristiansand, Serviceboks 416, Norway, 4604
Sponsors and Collaborators
Sorlandet Hospital HF
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Study Chair: Frode Gallefoss, Dr.
Publications automatically indexed to this study by Identifier (NCT Number):
Layout table for additonal information Identifier: NCT00202748    
Other Study ID Numbers: SSHF70201
First Posted: September 20, 2005    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: December 23, 2005
Last Verified: December 2003
Keywords provided by Sorlandet Hospital HF:
metabolic syndrome
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Diabetes Mellitus
Diabetes Mellitus, Type 2
Glucose Metabolism Disorders
Metabolic Diseases
Endocrine System Diseases