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Effectiveness of the Optifast Program Compared With a Reduced-energy Food Based Diet Plan on Body Weight

Compare percent change in loss of body weight between the OPTIFAST program and a food-based energy-deficit program


Investigating Physiological Adaptations to Weight Loss

The purpose of this study is to examine the effect of diet-induced weight loss on the levels of circulating nutrients and hormones which are involved in feelings of hunger and satiety.

A Phase II Study of the Effect of a Low Calorie Diet on Patients Undergoing Liver Resection

The purpose of this study is to measure the effect of a short-term low calorie diet on patients with a Body Mass Index (BMI) over 25 who are undergoing liver surgery.

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Identification of Novel Targets for Regulation of Adipose Tissue Mass

The aim of this study is to understand the metabolic changes occurring in fat tissue both during controlled weight loss that lead to the improvement of type 2 diabetes and other obesity associated metabolic disorders. The novelty of the study is the analysis of preadipocytes, a poorly characterized subfraction of the adipose tissue, which provides adipocyte precursors and thereby strongly influences adipose tissue mass changes. Knowledge of pathways involved in controlling adi...

Computerized HIV/Sexually Transmitted Disease (STD) Prevention Program

The purpose of the current study is to test a computerized HIV/STD prevention program with heterosexual African Americans. The hypothesis is that those exposed to the program will increase their correct and consistent use of condoms compared to those not exposed to the program.

Multi-site Evaluation of an Evidence-based Positive Youth Development Program

Investigators are carrying out a study to assess the immediate and long-term effects of a positive youth development program (the Teen Outreach Program) on high school youth in Florida. This study will answer the following questions: What is the impact of the Teen Outreach Program on sexual activity and positive youth development at the end of the program and 10 months after the program?

Improving Executive Functions After Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI): A Clinical Trial of the "Executive Plus" Program

This is a randomized clinical trial which compares a standard day treatment program for individuals with TBI with the "Executive Plus" program; the latter emphasizes training of attention, emotional self-regulation and problem solving. The goal of the Executive Plus program is to maximize executive functioning, as well as the long-term outcomes of community participation and satisfaction with daily life.

Eat Well Live Well Nutrition Program

The purpose of the study is to develop and evaluate a dietary change program specifically for low-income, African-American women who are at risk for developing diabetes due to obesity. The program uses an innovative approach that emphasizes risk awareness, self-efficacy, and skills training through active learning exercises related to healthy eating. The program is delivered by peer educators in the community and addresses economic and cultural factors that are very important...

Evaluation of a Living With Hope Program

The Living with Hope program was developed by the research team, a panel of experts and palliative patients and their families. The program was evaluated with 60 advanced cancer patients 60 years of age and older. Thirty received the program and 30 did not. After one week, those receiving the Living with Hope Program had higher hope and quality of life scores compared to those who did not. This suggests that the program is effective in increasing hope and quality of life for ol...

The Effects of Faculty/Staff Exercise Program

This study focuses on analyzing the data collected from participants in the Faculty/Staff Exercise Program to determine the success and quantifying the results of the program. The investigators are interested in the effectiveness of this program on multiple levels, individual and group, as it is the first of its kind - an exercise program targeting the faculty and staff at a university.

Anti-Smoking Program for Parents: Effects on Child Smoking

The purpose of this study is to determine whether an anti-smoking program for parents who smoke will lower the odds that their children will start smoking. The study will evaluate an activity-based program for parents and their children. The program is home-based and uses the mail for program delivery.

The Effects of Adding a Home Exercise Program to a Clinical Physical Therapy Program on Cancer-Related Fatigue

The purpose of this study is to find out if adding a home exercise program to a clinic physical therapy program will improve the fatigue experienced by patients being treated with concurrent chemotherapy and radiation therapy for high grade gliomas.

Evaluation of the BOKS Before-school Physical Activity Program

BOKS, Build Our Kids' Success, is a before-school physical activity program that has been implemented in over 2,000 elementary and middle schools. Students participate in the program for 12 weeks, two or three mornings per week for about 1 hour per session. This study if a non-randomized control trial seeking to 1) examine the extent to which participation in the before-school BOKS program improves, health, well-being, and performance, and 2) compare the results of a two-day-pe...

A Trial of a Home Based Walking Program as an Alternate Program for Non Attenders at Cardiac Rehabilitation

The purpose of this study is to investigate if a home-based walking program is an acceptable alternative for those who choose not to attend formal cardiac rehabilitation programs and if such a program has an effect on coronary risk or physical fitness.

Effectiveness of a Digital Therapeutic on Type 2 Diabetes

A clinical study evaluating a three month digitally delivered lifestyle change program in adults with Type 2 Diabetes. The FareWell Program (the "Program") aims to reduce well-established biomarkers of cardiometabolic diseases, weight, and medications. The current study is designed to evaluate to what degree adults with Type 2 Diabetes engaged with the Program can improve glycemic control and/or decrease medication needs.

GPS: Adaptation Trial of an HIV Prevention Counselling Program for HIV-positive and HIV-negative Gay and Bisexual Men

GPS is a sexual health promotion and HIV prevention peer-delivered counselling program. The GPS program has 4 parts: information provision about HIV and sexually transmitted infections, motivational interviewing counselling, sexual health behavioural skills building, and linkage to care. The adaptation grant has three goals: 1) to establish a multi-region and multi-sectoral team that can deliver the revised program across a variety of settings, 2) to learn how best to deliver t...

Effectiveness of a Peer Visitation Program on Patient Activation, Function, & Quality of Life During Amputation Rehab

There is no known interventional clinical trial evidence for existing support and the reintegration strategy of a peer visitation program following amputation. The Amputee Coalition Peer Visitation Program is the only national and VA recognized program for amputees, however, it has not been rigorously tested for effectiveness. Therefore, the objective of this study is to demonstrate the Amputee Coalition Peer Visitation Program (AC PVP) will improve functional outcomes for Serv...

Evaluation of a Weight Management Program

This retrospective chart review and data abstraction will evaluate and quantify the effectiveness of a comprehensive weight management program. The hypothesis is that the program will positively affect weight, weight-related comorbidities and medication use.

Evaluation of an Adapted Physical Activity Program in Patients With Unresectable Pancreatic Cancer

Adapted Physical Activity (APA) program may provide an opportunity to improve symptoms for patients with unresectable pancreatic cancer. Thereby, it is proposed to conduct an open trial to assess effects of the APA program in such population

Small Steps for Big Changes: A Lifestyle Program to Reduce the Risk of Developing Type 2 Diabetes

The purpose of this study is to address whether inactive individuals with prediabetes who take part in the Small Steps for Big Changes program, which is a 3-week supervised exercise and lifestyle change program with brief counseling, will be more adherent to regular exercise one year after program completion compared to before they took part in the program.

Adapting the Diabetes Prevention Program for a Developing World Context

This study will examine whether an adapted version of ]he Diabetes Prevention Program (DPP) can be effective when delivered by community health workers (CHWs) in a poor urban community in South Africa. We will randomize existing groups that are part of an non-governmental organization's (NGO) chronic disease management program (anticipated cluster N = 54; anticipated individual N=540), to receive either the program or usual care (wait-list). The primary outcome analysis will co...

Validation of a Cognitive Remediation Program for Bipolar Disorders

This study evaluates the effect of a new cognitive remediation program designed for patients suffering from a bipolar disorder, on cognitive functions, psychosocial functioning and neural processes. In this double-blind (patient, outcomes assessor) controlled randomized trial the investigators compare patients receiving the ECo program for bipolar disorders, to patients benefiting from the broadly used cognitive remediation program CRT and to patients receiving supportive psych...

Multimodal Exercise Programs for Falls Prevention: A Randomized Controlled Trial

The aim of present study is to analyze and compare the effect of two exercise programs - psychomotor exercise program vs exercise combined program (psychomotor + whole body vibration) - on risk factors for falls and falls occurrence of community-dwelling older adults who are fallers or are "at high risk of falling". This experimental study is a randomized controlled trial. The program will run for 16 weeks (3 sessions / week of 75 minutes), followed by 8 weeks of follow-up wit...

Cleveland Kids Run

A 12 month long program focused on making good food choices and exercise directed at 8-12 year olds and their caregivers. The program will consist of monthly educational meetings each teaching a new nutritional and exercise concept. Children will be given weekly exercise schedules and their adherence to the program will be assessed. The study will culminate with an annual children's race in May.

Texts For Healthy Teens: A Health Education Program for Adolescents

The overall objective is to examine if participating in an SMS-transmitted health educational program targeting a cluster of dietary factors over a period of weeks during the years of adolescence can induce durable changes towards more healthful dietary habits. The investigators will examine if impact is reinforced by asking a friend of the participant to also participate; if impact is reinforced by asking the mother of the participant to also participate; and if impact is rein...

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