Effectiveness of an Educational Program in the Prevention of Osteoporosis and Fractures
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|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00589615|
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : January 10, 2008
Last Update Posted : January 10, 2008
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment||Phase|
|Fractures Osteoporosis||Behavioral: multidisciplinary osteoporosis prevention educational program||Not Applicable|
|Study Type :||Interventional (Clinical Trial)|
|Actual Enrollment :||2181 participants|
|Intervention Model:||Parallel Assignment|
|Masking:||None (Open Label)|
|Official Title:||Effectiveness of an Educational Program in the Prevention of Osteoporosis and Fractures|
|Study Start Date :||January 1996|
Active Comparator: 1
The multidisciplinary osteoporosis prevention study started with a five-day program at a rehabilitation centre and will be followed by one-day group appointments twice.
Behavioral: multidisciplinary osteoporosis prevention educational program
The program includes individualized counseling aimed at improving diet, muscle strength, balance, and informing individuals about home hazards and the use of medicine.
No Intervention: 2
The control group will get information about osteoporosis through media and health care system.
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00589615
|Miina Sillanpää Foundation|
|Helsinki, Finland, 00300 Helsinki|
|Principal Investigator:||Matti J Välimäki, MD, PhD||Helsinki University Central Hospital|