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A Single-Center, Prospective, Pilot Study to Compare the Effect of Diet in Overweight or Obese Patients With Psoriasis on Light Therapy

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT02193919
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : July 18, 2014
Last Update Posted : July 18, 2014
Sponsor:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Jerry Bagel MD, Bagel, Jerry, M.D.

Brief Summary:
Weight loss may help psoriasis. Phototherapy helps psoriasis. Combining the two treatments may help even more. Determining if a high protein diet vs a low protein diet results in improving psoriais may help lead to future dietary effects on psoriasis therapy

Condition or disease
Psoriasis

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Study Type : Observational
Actual Enrollment : 30 participants
Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: A Single-Center, Prospective, Single-Blind, Pilot Study to Compare the Effect of Diet in Overweight or Obese Patients With Psoriasis on Light Therapy
Study Start Date : March 2007
Actual Primary Completion Date : May 2008
Actual Study Completion Date : May 2008

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MedlinePlus related topics: Psoriasis

Group/Cohort
cohort 1 placebo + UVB
cohort 1 placebo + UVB
South Beach Diet + UVB
South Beach DIet + UVB
Ornish Diet + UVB
Ornish Diet + UVB



Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Does weight decrease the amount of UVB needed to clear psoriasis [ Time Frame: 12 weeks ]
    3 cohorts, all get UVB thrice per week one cohort placebo diet one cohort south beach diet one cohort ornish diet I evaluated PASI 75 improvement within each cohort 0 Adverse Events



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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Sampling Method:   Probability Sample
Study Population
30 patients, males, females, over 18 yo with moderate-to-severe psoriasis
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • PSA greater 10
  • BMI greater than 30

Exclusion Criteria:

  • PSA less than 10
  • less than 18 years old

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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT02193919


Sponsors and Collaborators
Bagel, Jerry, M.D.
Investigators
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Principal Investigator: Jerry Bagel Psoriasis Treatment Center of Central New Jersey

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Responsible Party: Jerry Bagel MD, Director, Bagel, Jerry, M.D.
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT02193919     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: PO-001
First Posted: July 18, 2014    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: July 18, 2014
Last Verified: July 2014
Keywords provided by Jerry Bagel MD, Bagel, Jerry, M.D.:
psoriasis
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Psoriasis
Overweight
Skin Diseases, Papulosquamous
Skin Diseases
Body Weight
Signs and Symptoms