Does Statin Initiation Undermine Dietary Behavior?

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Weill Medical College of Cornell University
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00224159
First received: September 20, 2005
Last updated: February 18, 2011
Last verified: February 2011

September 20, 2005
February 18, 2011
February 2005
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How drug or dietary therapy may play a role in dietary behavior.
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Does Statin Initiation Undermine Dietary Behavior?
Does Statin Initiation Undermine Dietary Behavior?

The purpose of this research is to improve our understanding of the effects that taking cholesterol reducing pills have on dietary behavior as well as other health related behaviors

This study explores the impact of initiating statin therapy on subsequent dietary as well as other lifestyle beliefs, attitudes and behaviors.

Specific aims:

  1. To test whether the initiation of statin therapy increases dietary saturated fat intake among statin naive patients.
  2. To determine what role attitudes, beliefs, expectations, motivation, intention and self-efficacy regarding drug or diet therapy may play in observed changes in dietary behavior after starting statin therapy.
Observational
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Probability Sample

All English-speaking adults who have recently (within 1 week)received their first prescription for a statin will be eligible.

All English Speaking Adults From the Manhattan VA Clinic Who Have Recently Received Their First Prescription for a Statin
Behavioral: Drug and Dietary behavior
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Completed
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June 2006
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Inclusion Criteria:

All English-speaking adults who have recently (within 1 week)received their first prescription for a statin will be eligible.

Exclusion Criteria:

Will include a history of any of the following:

  1. Prior CVD (myocardial infarction, angina, angioplasty, stroke, CABG. or arterial bypass surgery)
  2. Diabetes patients
  3. Psychiatric patients
  4. AIDS patients
  5. Substance abuse patients
  6. Prior cholesterol lowering medication use
  7. Inability to complete the interviews
Both
18 Years and older
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United States
 
NCT00224159
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Weill Medical College of Cornell University
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ)
Principal Investigator: Sundar Natarajan, MD, MSc Weill Medical College of Cornell University
Principal Investigator: Devin Mann, MD Weill Medical College of Cornell University
Weill Medical College of Cornell University
February 2011

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