Development of Workshop for Lifestyle Changing for Crohn's Disease Patients and Its Affect on the Disease's Indexes

The recruitment status of this study is unknown because the information has not been verified recently.
Verified September 2006 by Hadassah Medical Organization.
Recruitment status was  Not yet recruiting
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First received: September 14, 2006
Last updated: NA
Last verified: September 2006
History: No changes posted

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 Intervention
Crohn's Disease
Behavioral: lifestyle changing workshop

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Official Title: Development of Workshop for Lifestyle Changing for Crohn's Disease Patients and Its Affect on the Disease's Indexes

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Further study details as provided by Hadassah Medical Organization:

Estimated Enrollment: 100
Study Start Date: January 2007
Estimated Study Completion Date: December 2009
Detailed Description:

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.


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

Inclusion Criteria:

  • over 18 years of age
  • diagnosed with CD
  • Crohn's Disease Activity Index (CDAI) of under 170
  • a minimum of 75% of the meetings

Exclusion Criteria:

  • patients with a stoma
  • and patients with a planned admission to the hospital for surgery or other treatment.
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00376649

Contact: Rifat Safadi, MD 972-2-6777377

Hadassah Medical Organization Suspended
Jerusalem, Israel
Sponsors and Collaborators
Hadassah Medical Organization
Principal Investigator: Rifat safadi, md hadassah univercity hospital
  More Information

No publications provided Identifier: NCT00376649     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 16-031106-HMO-CTIL
Study First Received: September 14, 2006
Last Updated: September 14, 2006
Health Authority: Israel: The Israel National Institute for Health Policy Research and Health Services Research

Keywords provided by Hadassah Medical Organization:
quality of life
lifestyle changing

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Crohn Disease
Digestive System Diseases
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Inflammatory Bowel Diseases
Intestinal Diseases processed this record on August 31, 2015