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Nutrition Counseling to Lower Serum Phosphorus Levels

The recruitment status of this study is unknown. The completion date has passed and the status has not been verified in more than two years.
Verified February 2006 by Edward Hines Jr. VA Hospital.
Recruitment status was:  Recruiting
Information provided by:
Edward Hines Jr. VA Hospital Identifier:
First received: February 23, 2006
Last updated: NA
Last verified: February 2006
History: No changes posted
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 Intervention
Behavioral: Behavior

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Factorial Assignment
Masking: 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

Further study details as provided by Edward Hines Jr. VA Hospital:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • serum Phosphorus levels

Estimated Enrollment: 44
Study Start Date: February 2006
Estimated Study Completion Date: February 2006
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.

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
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: 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   
Sponsors and Collaborators
Edward Hines Jr. VA Hospital
Principal Investigator: Sharon Foley, MS Hines VA Hospital
  More Information Identifier: NCT00296439     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 0034
Study First Received: February 23, 2006
Last Updated: February 23, 2006 processed this record on May 22, 2017