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ABC Program in Patients With Metabolic Syndrome

The safety and scientific validity of this study is the responsibility of the study sponsor and investigators. Listing a study does not mean it has been evaluated by the U.S. Federal Government. Read our disclaimer for details. Identifier: NCT01417871
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : August 16, 2011
Last Update Posted : August 16, 2011
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University of Magdeburg

Brief Summary:

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.

Condition or disease
Weight Reduction in Patients With Metabolic Syndrome

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Study Type : Observational
Actual Enrollment : 140 participants
Observational Model: Case-Control
Time Perspective: Prospective
Study Start Date : February 2010
Actual Primary Completion Date : August 2011
Actual Study Completion Date : August 2011

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case goup
Lifestyle counseling, ABC program
control group
usual care

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. weight reduction [ Time Frame: 12 month ]

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. incidence of metabolic syndrome [ Time Frame: 12 month ]

Biospecimen Retention:   Samples Without DNA
blood samples for parameter of lipid metabolism

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Ages Eligible for Study:   25 Years to 75 Years   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Probability Sample
Study Population
patients with metabolic syndrome

Inclusion Criteria:

  • metabolic syndrome

Exclusion Criteria:

  • tumor cachexia

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT01417871

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University Magdeburg
Magdeburg, Germany, 39120
Sponsors and Collaborators
University of Magdeburg
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Responsible Party: Claus Luley, University Magdeburg Identifier: NCT01417871    
Other Study ID Numbers: abcmetsyn1
First Posted: August 16, 2011    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: August 16, 2011
Last Verified: February 2010
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Metabolic Syndrome
Weight Loss
Pathologic Processes
Insulin Resistance
Glucose Metabolism Disorders
Metabolic Diseases
Body Weight Changes
Body Weight