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An Exercise RCT Targeting African-American Women With Metabolic Syndrome and High Risk for Breast Cancer

Among African-American women, in whom metabolic syndrome (MetS) is very prevalent and breast cancer mortality rates are high, it is hypothesized that intervening on MetS to improve the MetS profile may prove to be a means to reduce breast cancer risk. Specific recommendations for breast cancer prevention are now focused on maintaining a healthy weight via increased physical activity levels, and losing weight if overweight or obese. This pilot project compares two exercise inte...

Program for African American Cognition & Exercise

The study is designed to develop and evaluate a physical activity promotion program among elderly African Americans with a long-term goal of reducing risk of Alzheimer's disease. The motivation for this study is that previous exercise interventions have improved cognitive function in older adults with and without cognitive impairments, but these studies were largely conducted without substantial African American representation. Due to genetic and environmental differences betwe...

Peers Promoting Exercise Adoption and Maintenance Among Cancer Survivors

Exercise adoption enhances well-being and recovery from breast cancer. Researchers trained American Cancer Society volunteers to provide exercise counseling to breast cancer survivors and the survivors increased their exercise in the short-term. This RCT examines the effects of three maintenance conditions on survivors' exercise participation at longer follow-ups. The cost-effectiveness of the three groups will be examined to guide implementation of this peer mentoring approach...

Mobile Phone Intervention for Physical Activity Maintenance in African American Men (MobileMen)

African American men are at risk of developing chronic disease partly due to low levels of regular physical activity. Studies have been effective in increasing physical activity levels in African American men; however for the health benefits of exercise to be maintained continued physical activity is necessary. The purpose of the current study is to develop a mobile phone application for African American men that will help them maintain their physical activity levels.

A Team Model of Hypertension Care in African Americans

This Team Education and Adherence Monitoring (TEAM) trial will evaluate the cost-effectiveness of a pharmacy-based intervention in a randomized controlled trial involving 597 treated hypertensive African American patients in five Wisconsin cities. The study involves 28 community pharmacies (14 intervention, 14 control) owned by two pharmacy corporations. Intervention pharmacists and pharmacy technicians implemented a 6-month blood pressure (BP) monitoring program that involve...

Informational Intervention in Increasing Lactation Practices by African American Women

This trial studies how well an informational intervention works in increasing lactation practices by African American women. Giving additional information about breastfeeding and breast cancer risks to African American women may help doctors understand the factors that affect the decision to breast feed and to test whether providing useful information about breastfeeding will change breastfeeding behavior.

HIV Prevention Program for African American Teen Males

The purpose of this study is to test if sexual health interventions can reduce the incidence of STIs among African American teens (15 to 21 years old). By doing this study, we hope to help African American teens improve their condom use skills and encourage them to use condoms more frequently. If the number of STIs in this population can be decreased, the health of African American teen males will greatly improve. We also believe that sexual partners (typically African American...

Preventing Substance Use and Risky Behavior Among Rural African American Youth

The Rural African American Families Health (RAAFH) Project is a federally funded research study designed to evaluate the effectiveness two prevention programs designed for rural African American families. One program, FUEL, helps teens develop lifestyles that prevent health problems such as heart disease, diabetes, and being overweight. This program deals with diet and exercise, the influence of TV and magazines on eating habits, and handling stress. The second program, the Str...

Virtual Weight Loss Program in Maintaining Weight in African American Breast Cancer Survivors

This randomized pilot clinical trial studies how well a virtual weight loss program (SparkPeople) works in helping female African American breast cancer survivors maintain a healthy weight. Many patients with breast cancer are overweight or gain weight after diagnosis. SparkPeople is a free web-based weight loss program that features educational and motivational articles and videos, self-monitoring tools, incentives, social support communities (including discussion forums, team...

Improving African American Glaucoma Patient Involvement in Visits and Outcomes

This is a research project about services provided to African American patients with glaucoma. The goal of the project is to improve communication between providers and African-American patients about glaucoma.

Genetic Counseling in African American Women

The objectives of this study are to develop a Culturally Tailored Genetic (CTGC) protocol for African American women and evaluate its impact on decision making and satisfaction about BRCA1/2 testing, quality of life, and cancer control practices compared to Standard Genetic Counseling (SGC). A secondary objective of this study is to identify African American women who are most and least likely to benefit from CTGC vs. SGC.

Financial Incentives and Text Messaging to Improve African American Womens' Glycemic Control

Diabetes is a major public health problem that is associated with substantial health disparities for African American women compared to African American men or white men and women. This project will incorporate a) new technology whose use is high among African Americans (cell phone text message reminders), b) support from social networks, and c) strategies from the emerging field of behavioral economics to encourage and support self care behaviors that lead to improvements in d...

Moving Forward: A Weight Loss Intervention for African-American Breast Cancer Survivors

This is a randomized intervention study to examine the effects of the Moving Forward Guided Weigh Loss Intervention compared to a self-guided weight loss program on BMI and behavioral, biological, and psychosocial outcomes in overweight and obese African American women diagnosed with Stage I, II, or III breast cancer.

Family Eats: Cancer Prevention for Families

Poor diets lead to weight problems, and may increase cancer risk. Cancers may develop over a long period of time, with some possibly initiating in childhood. Therefore, promoting healthy diets and preventing excess weight gain during childhood could be cancer protective. Families influence children's dietary behaviors by their actions and controlling the home food environment. The internet provides family access to interventions with the convenience of the home. An eight-sessi...


Attitudes, Beliefs, and Preferences of Older Stage I-III Breast Cancer Survivors Towards Physical Activity

This clinical trial studies the attitudes, beliefs, and preferences of older stage I-III breast cancer survivors towards physical activity. Studies have shown that older African-American and women of lower socioeconomic status are more likely than their Caucasian counterparts and women of higher socioeconomic status to have functional disability at the time of a new breast cancer diagnosis. Functional disability is the inability to independently complete activities of daily liv...

Effects of a Structured Exercise Program on Cancer-Related Fatigue in Women Receiving Radiation Therapy for Breast Cancer

Radiation therapy (RT) is often used to treat breast cancer. RT combined with breast surgery is associated with better outcomes in early stage breast cancer compared to surgery alone. Fatigue is one of the most important side effects of RT because it can decrease patients' quality of life. Studies found that physical activity (PA) may help to improve quality of life in cancer survivors. PA has been reported to lower fatigue, anxiety, and depression. Physical inactivity o...

Cardiovascular Risk Reduction Program Aimed at African American Women (The HHER Lifestyle Program)

Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is a serious health problem among African American women. This study will evaluate a health care center-based program that aims to encourage African American women to eat a low fat diet and increase their physical activity levels to reduce the risk of developing CVD.

The Effect of Yoga on Barriers to Occupational Engagement in African American Breast Cancer Survivors

The purpose of this study was to determine if occupational therapy informed yoga could decrease barriers to occupational engagement in African American breast cancer survivors.

Stress Reactivity Among African American Breast Cancer Survivors

Despite increased access to early detection and the availability of more effective therapeutic strategies, African American women continue to experience excess rates of morbidity and mortality from breast cancer. An emerging hypothesis about breast cancer disparities is that social conditions and physiological responses to social stressors influence biological processes that are important to the initiation and progression of disease. This hypothesis is based on data from animal...

Envarsus XR in African American Renal Transplant Recipients

The purpose of this study is to collect data prospectively on African American patients who are taking the immunosuppressant Envarsus post kidney transplant. We are looking to see if African American renal transplant recipients that receive Envarsus will have less tubular injury and calcenurin inhibitor toxicity compared with patients that receive tacrolimus IR. African americans have the higher rates of CYP3A5 which is associated with the need of higher tacrolimus dose to ach...

Using Values Affirmation to Reduce the Effects of Perceived Discrimination on Hypertension Disparities

The objective of this study is to reduce the effects of stereotype threat on the adherence of African American patients with hypertension. The specific aims of this study, which employs a values affirmation intervention, are to: 1. Compare the effects of the values-affirmation exercise to a control condition on antihypertensive medication adherence in African American patients with uncontrolled hypertension across three clinical settings, 2. Compare the e...

Impact of Conversion From Tacrolimus to Sirolimus in African American Renal Transplant Recipients

The objective of this study is to examine the effect on allograft function and histology of converting African American renal transplant recipients with chronic allograft nephropathy (CAN) from a tacrolimus-based regimen to a sirolimus-based maintenance immunosuppression regimen. The investigators hypothesize that the conversion from tacrolimus to sirolimus in African American renal recipients will stabilize or improve renal allograft function, and stabilize the histolog...

Quality of Life in African-American or Caucasian Female Breast Cancer Survivors

RATIONALE: Studying quality of life in cancer survivors may help determine the long-term effects of breast cancer and may help improve the quality of life for future cancer survivors. PURPOSE: This clinical trial is studying the quality of life in African-American or Caucasian female breast cancer survivors.

Friendship Based HIV/STI (Sexually Transmitted Infections) Intervention for African American Females

The Project ÒRÉ intervention is a half-day community-based HIV/STI intervention program for friendship groups of adolescents that is tailored to African American culture. The four participating community sites will be assigned to either the Project ÒRÉ intervention or a standard health promotion program. Sexually experienced African American adolescent females will recruit members of their friendship group for the five-hour program. All participants will complete question...

Evaluating the Link Between Neighborhood Environments and Obesity Among African American Women

African American women have higher rates of obesity than women of any other racial or ethnic group in the United States. Obesity can have many causes, including genetic and environmental factors. This study will examine how neighborhood environments influence the occurrence of obesity among African American women.

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