Community Nutrition Support Trial

The recruitment status of this study is unknown because the information has not been verified recently.
Verified January 2009 by University of Southampton.
Recruitment status was  Recruiting
Sponsor:
Information provided by:
University of Southampton
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00515125
First received: August 10, 2007
Last updated: January 2, 2009
Last verified: January 2009

August 10, 2007
January 2, 2009
August 2007
August 2010   (final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
The primary outcome measure is Quality of Life [ Time Frame: 6 months ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
The primary outcome measure is Quality of Life [ Time Frame: 6 months ]
Complete list of historical versions of study NCT00515125 on ClinicalTrials.gov Archive Site
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Community Nutrition Support Trial
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The purpose of this study is to determine the best form of dietary intervention to undernourished elderly individuals in care homes.

The research aims to test the null hypothesis that there is no difference between oral nutritional supplements and dietary advice as the first line treatment for malnutrition.

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Interventional
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Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Malnutrition
  • Behavioral: Dietary Advice
    Dietary Advice sheet
  • Dietary Supplement: Oral Nutritional Supplements (Fortisip)

    These products are classified as non-medicinal, borderline substances, foods for special medical purposes.

    A range of commercially available liquid oral nutritional supplements (Fortisip) will be offered daily for a 3 month period.

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    Dietary Advice
    Intervention: Behavioral: Dietary Advice
  • 2
    Oral Nutritional Supplements
    Intervention: Dietary Supplement: Oral Nutritional Supplements (Fortisip)
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*   Includes publications given by the data provider as well as publications identified by ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number) in Medline.
 
Recruiting
300
August 2010
August 2010   (final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Male or female
  • Age > 50 years
  • At risk of malnutrition
  • Competent to provide written informed consent and to answer questions
  • Able to eat and drink
  • Willingness to take part in the trial and to follow the trial protocol

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Requirement for tube or parenteral nutrition
  • Galactosemia
  • Receiving current oral nutritional supplementation
  • Palliative care
  • Chronic renal disease requiring dialysis
  • Liver failure
  • Malignancy
  • Participation in other studies
Both
50 Years and older
No
Contact: Marinos Elia, Professor 02380 796317 elia@soton.ac.uk
United Kingdom
 
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Dr Martina Dorward, Research Governance Officer, University of Southampton
University of Southampton
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Principal Investigator: Marinos Elia, Professor University of Southampton
University of Southampton
January 2009

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