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Study of Hispanics to Assess Risk Prevention in Prehypertension

2014-08-27 03:17:32 | BioPortfolio

Summary

The purpose of this study is to assess the efficacy of lifestyle modification in reducing blood pressure values in Hispanics at risk for hypertension.

Description

In this study participants (who have prehypertension as defined as systolic blood pressure - the upper number- 130-139 mmHg and diastolic blood pressure 85-89mmHg- the lower number-) are randomly assigned to one of two groups:

the Minimal Intervention Group- participants receive advice and printed guidelines only but no counseling or personalized instruction, or the Enhanced Intervention Group- participants receive advice and the same printed guidelines as the minimal intervention group, together with dietary and physical activity counseling provided by a dietician and/or coordinator, periodic professional reviews of their progress and personalized instructions.

Study Design

Allocation: Randomized, Control: Active Control, Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Single Blind (Subject), Primary Purpose: Prevention

Conditions

Pre-Hypertension

Intervention

Lifestyle modification, Lifestyle modification

Location

Florida Heart Research Institute
Miami
Florida
United States
33137

Status

Recruiting

Source

Florida Heart Research Institute

Results (where available)

View Results

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:17:32-0400

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