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Evaluation of Diet and Exercise in Patients With Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease

2014-08-27 03:25:24 | BioPortfolio

Summary

Moderate exercise with a low fat and/or a moderate fat with low processed carbohydrate diet will have a greater effect on slowing disease progression and reversing hepatic steatosis and/or necro-inflammation in the liver of adult patients with NAFLD and NASH when compared to a regular healthy diet alone.

Study Design

Allocation: Randomized, Control: Active Control, Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Treatment

Conditions

Fatty Liver

Intervention

Mod Fat/Low Processed Carb Diet and Moderate Exercise, Low Fat Diet and Moderate Exercise, Moderate Exercise Only

Location

San Antonio Military Medical Center
Fort Sam Houston
Texas
United States
78234

Status

Recruiting

Source

San Antonio Military Medical Center

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:25:24-0400

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