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Nutrition Counseling to Lower Serum Phosphorus Levels

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00296439
Recruitment Status : Unknown
Verified February 2006 by Edward Hines Jr. VA Hospital.
Recruitment status was:  Recruiting
First Posted : February 27, 2006
Last Update Posted : February 27, 2006
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Study Description
Brief Summary:
Hemodialysis patients who receive frequent weekly nutrition counseling using motivational interviewing techniques will have lower serum phosphorus levels compared to patients receiving standard treatment.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment
Hemodialysis Nutrition Behavioral: Behavior

Detailed Description:
Hemodialysis patients will receive weekly nutrition counseling on how to lower their serum Phosphorus levels. Motivational interviewing techniques and strategies will be employed such as reflective listening, using affirmations, and summarizing. Average serum Phosphorus levels pre-dialysis will be compared to s.Ph post counseling. This will be compared to a group receiving nutrition counseling via standard treatment on a monthly basis.

Study Design

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Estimated Enrollment : 44 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Factorial Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Educational/Counseling/Training
Official Title: Comparison of Different Counseling Methods on Serum Phosphorus Levels in Renal Patients at Hines VA Hospital
Study Start Date : February 2006
Estimated Study Completion Date : February 2006
Arms and Interventions

Outcome Measures

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. serum Phosphorus levels

Eligibility Criteria

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Ages Eligible for Study:   19 Years to 85 Years   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • ESRD patients on dialysis with serum Ph > 5.5 mg/dL four of six labs over 6 months, mentally competent

Exclusion Criteria:

  • ESRD patients on dialysis with serum Ph < 5.5 mg/dL four of six labs over 6 months, mentally incompetent
Contacts and Locations

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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00296439

United States, Illinois
Edward Hines,Jr., VA Hospital Suspended
Hines, Illinois, United States, 60141
Hines VA Hospital Recruiting
Hines, Illinois, United States, 60141
Contact: Sharon Foley    708-202-2343    Sharon.Foley@med.va.gov   
Sponsors and Collaborators
Edward Hines Jr. VA Hospital
Principal Investigator: Sharon Foley, MS Hines VA Hospital
More Information

ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00296439     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 0034
First Posted: February 27, 2006    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: February 27, 2006
Last Verified: February 2006