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We list hundreds of Clinical Trials about "OPTIFAST Program" on BioPortfolio. We draw our references from global clinical trials data listed on ClinicalTrials.gov and refresh our database daily.
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Compare percent change in loss of body weight between the OPTIFAST program and a food-based energy-deficit program
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.
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.
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...
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.
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?
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.
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...
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 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 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.
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...
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.
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...
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.
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
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.
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...
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.
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...
The purpose of this study is to evaluate the effects of a structured educational program for hypertensive patients. The program was developed at the University of Dusseldorf, Germany. The contents of the program are as follows: teaching of the background of hypertension, techniques of self estimation of blood pressure, life style and dietary habits, some information concerning the different pharmacological properties to treat hypertension
The purpose of this study is to test a new educational program for families taking care of persons who have had a stroke. Caregivers are asked what they think of the TASK program and how to make it better. After getting the TASK program, their ability to provide care will be compared with a group that did not receive the TASK program.
The purpose of this study is to determine the feasibility and effectiveness of an internet-based self help program concerning satisfaction with the treatment and their life, depression and anxiety. Both study groups get access to the internet-based self-help program. The intervention group receives additional feedback to their progress in the program from an online therapist. The investigators hypothesize that (1) at least 75% of the patients in the intervention group are "sati...
A new diabetes education program for the initiation of non-intensive insulin therapy in type 2 diabetic patients (MEDIAS 2 CT) was developed. In the evaluation, this new developed program is compared with an education programs which is currently used for diabetes education. It is expected that the new developed program (MEDIAS 2 CT) can demonstrate non-inferiority with regard to the main outcome variable glycemic control. If non-inferiority can be demonstrated superiority of t...
This study will evaluate the effect of an aerobic training program versus a strength training program on the autonomic nervous system at rest and in response to challenge.