Development of Workshop for Lifestyle Changing for Crohn's Disease Patients and Its Affect on the Disease's Indexes
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00376649
(funding was not granted)
Subjects that participate in the practical workshop will improve their quality of life and will stay longer in remmision , in compare to the participants that will continue their regular threatment
Condition or disease
Behavioral: lifestyle changing workshop
Participants will be randomly assigned to a regular threatment (control group) or to a lifestyle changing workshop. The workshop will consist of 11 meetings with behavioral lessons in nutrition, cooking, stress realese and physical activity. The study population will include 100 crohn's disease patients in remmision that will be recruited and will be randomly divided into two groups: an intervention group of 50 will commence the workshop during 2007 and a control group of 50 who will continue their regular threatment. an IBDQ , CDAI and blood samples for metabolic index will be taken from the participant in the staudy before entering the study and every half a year for three years.
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Ages Eligible for Study:
18 Years and older (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:
over 18 years of age
diagnosed with CD
Crohn's Disease Activity Index (CDAI) of under 170
a minimum of 75% of the meetings
patients with a stoma
and patients with a planned admission to the hospital for surgery or other treatment.