Does Statin Initiation Undermine Dietary Behavior?
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|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00224159|
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : September 22, 2005
Last Update Posted : February 21, 2011
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment|
|All English Speaking Adults From the Manhattan VA Clinic Who Have Recently Received Their First Prescription for a Statin||Behavioral: Drug and Dietary behavior|
This study explores the impact of initiating statin therapy on subsequent dietary as well as other lifestyle beliefs, attitudes and behaviors.
- To test whether the initiation of statin therapy increases dietary saturated fat intake among statin naive patients.
- 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.
|Study Type :||Observational|
|Enrollment :||100 participants|
|Official Title:||Does Statin Initiation Undermine Dietary Behavior?|
|Study Start Date :||February 2005|
|Study Completion Date :||June 2006|
- How drug or dietary therapy may play a role in dietary behavior.
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00224159
|United States, New York|
|The New York Presbyterian Hospital-Weill Medical Center|
|New York, New York, United States, 10021|
|Principal Investigator:||Sundar Natarajan, MD, MSc||Weill Medical College of Cornell University|
|Principal Investigator:||Devin Mann, MD||Weill Medical College of Cornell University|