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ABC Program in Patients With Metabolic Syndrome

This study has been completed.
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
First Posted: August 16, 2011
Last Update Posted: August 16, 2011
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University of Magdeburg

Aims: We evaluate the efficacy of the "Active Body Control (ABC) Program" for weight reduction in patients with metabolic syndrome.

Methods: The ABC program combines telemonitoring of the physical activity with a low-calorie diet also preferring carbohydrates with low glycemic indexes. In this 12-month, randomized, clinical trial 60 patients will be treated according to the ABC program and 60 control patients will receive standard therapy.

Weight Reduction in Patients With Metabolic Syndrome

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Case Control
Time Perspective: Prospective

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Further study details as provided by University of Magdeburg:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • weight reduction [ Time Frame: 12 month ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • incidence of metabolic syndrome [ Time Frame: 12 month ]

Biospecimen Retention:   Samples Without DNA
blood samples for parameter of lipid metabolism

Enrollment: 140
Study Start Date: February 2010
Study Completion Date: August 2011
Primary Completion Date: August 2011 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
case goup
Lifestyle counseling, ABC program
control group
usual care


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Ages Eligible for Study:   25 Years to 75 Years   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Probability Sample
Study Population
patients with metabolic syndrome

Inclusion Criteria:

  • metabolic syndrome

Exclusion Criteria:

  • tumor cachexia
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT01417871

University Magdeburg
Magdeburg, Germany, 39120
Sponsors and Collaborators
University of Magdeburg
  More Information

Responsible Party: Claus Luley, University Magdeburg
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01417871     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: abcmetsyn1
First Submitted: August 15, 2011
First Posted: August 16, 2011
Last Update Posted: August 16, 2011
Last Verified: February 2010

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Metabolic Syndrome X
Weight Loss
Pathologic Processes
Insulin Resistance
Glucose Metabolism Disorders
Metabolic Diseases
Body Weight Changes
Body Weight
Signs and Symptoms