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A Clinical Trial of Thread-embedding Therapy at Acupuncture Point for Simple Obesity

2017-11-05 23:53:10 | BioPortfolio

Summary

Thread-embedding Therapy has been used for treating Obesity in recent years. This research is aimed to observe the clinical effect of thread-embedding therapy in treating Simple Obesity. One hundred patients is planned to be enrolled in the research and receive a thread-embedding therapy. The level of BMI, serum triglyceride, cholesterol and fasting blood glucose will be adopted for evaluation before and after therapy.

Description

Each participant will receive thread-embedding therapy every two weeks, and eight times in all.Blood test will be taken at the beginning of the first week of the whole therapy, and at the end of the 8th therapy. During the periods of whole therapy, the participants shall follow diets control and physical exercise as the protocol described.

Study Design

Conditions

Weight Loss

Intervention

Thread-embedding Therapy

Location

Institute of Digestive Diseases of Longhua Hospital affiliate to Shanghai University of Traditional Chinese Medicine
Shanghai
Shanghai
China
200032

Status

Recruiting

Source

Shanghai University of Traditional Chinese Medicine

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2017-11-05T23:53:10-0500

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