HEALS (Healthy Eating And Lifestyle After Stroke)

This study is enrolling participants by invitation only.
Sponsor:
Collaborators:
American Heart Association
University of California, Los Angeles
University of Southern California
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Los Amigos Research and Education Institute
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01550822
First received: March 8, 2012
Last updated: March 9, 2012
Last verified: March 2012
  Purpose

This lifestyle intervention plan will improve healthy lifestyle practices (diet, exercise, and smoking cessation) among stroke survivors and result in a reduction in measures of general and abdominal obesity.


Condition Intervention
Stroke
Other: HEALS

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Primary Purpose: Prevention
Official Title: HEALS (Healthy Eating And Lifestyle After Stroke): A Pilot Trial of a Multidisciplinary Lifestyle Intervention Program

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Further study details as provided by Los Amigos Research and Education Institute:

Study Start Date: April 2012
Arms Assigned Interventions
Active Comparator: HEALS
Intervention group which will receive group clinics addressing smoking cessation, healthy eating, physical activity, and the risk factors of stroke.
Other: HEALS
No Intervention: Usual Care
This group will receive usual care for stroke survivors

  Eligibility

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Completed 12 month SUSTAIN trial (SUSTAIN criteria: age ≥ 40 years, acute TIA or ischemic stroke within the prior one month and systolic blood pressure (SBP) >120 mm Hg).

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Same as SUSTAIN criteria: medical condition limiting participation in follow up assessments, severe cognitive impairment (MMSE ≤24), and severe global disability (modified Rankin ≥3).
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT01550822

Locations
United States, California
Rancho Los Amigos National Rehabilitation Center
Downey, California, United States, 90242
Sponsors and Collaborators
Los Amigos Research and Education Institute
American Heart Association
University of California, Los Angeles
University of Southern California
  More Information

No publications provided

Responsible Party: Los Amigos Research and Education Institute
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01550822     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 114
Study First Received: March 8, 2012
Last Updated: March 9, 2012
Health Authority: United States: Institutional Review Board

Keywords provided by Los Amigos Research and Education Institute:
Patients who have already completed the SUSTAIN trial, which are patients that have had a stroke and completed the 12 month SUSTAIN trial

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Stroke
Cerebral Infarction
Cerebrovascular Disorders
Brain Diseases
Central Nervous System Diseases
Nervous System Diseases
Vascular Diseases
Cardiovascular Diseases
Brain Infarction
Brain Ischemia

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