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The Role of Diet Education and Nutritional Counselling in the Ongoing Care of People Living With HIV in Thailand (TACH001)

This study is ongoing, but not recruiting participants.
Sponsor:
Collaborators:
Albion Street Centre
Mahidol University
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Thai Red Cross AIDS Research Centre
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00549367
First received: October 23, 2007
Last updated: January 17, 2017
Last verified: April 2016
  Purpose
To evaluate the effectiveness of nutrition education and dietary counselling to improve the nutritional status, well-being and quality of life of people living with HIV/AIDS (PLWHA) attending an HIV treatment facility in Bangkok Thailand.

Condition Intervention Phase
HIV Infections
Behavioral: Nutrition Counselling
Phase 1

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Supportive Care
Official Title: The Role of Diet Education and Nutritional Counselling in the Ongoing Care of People Living With HIV in Thailand (TACH001)

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Further study details as provided by Thai Red Cross AIDS Research Centre:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • body composition measured by BIA and anthropometry [ Time Frame: 48 weeks ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Change in dietary intake, food security, quality of life, biochemical parameters (including total cholesterol, LDL/ HDL cholesterol and Triglyceride), experience of symptoms and patient satisfaction [ Time Frame: 48 weeks ]

Estimated Enrollment: 153
Study Start Date: November 2007
Estimated Study Completion Date: December 2022
Estimated Primary Completion Date: December 2019 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
1
Clients in the control arm of the study will receive nutrition assessment only for the first 24 weeks and the be transferred to nutrition counselling group
Behavioral: Nutrition Counselling
Clients will receive ongoing nutrition assessment and dietary counselling. The intervention arm will receive all baseline assessments and individual nutritional assessment, counselling and nutrition management plans using standards of practice

Detailed Description:
To evaluate the effectiveness of nutrition education and dietary counselling to improve the nutritional status, well-being and quality of life of people living with HIV/AIDS (PLWHA) attending an HIV treatment facility in Bangkok Thailand. This will be achieved by determining if dietary counselling and nutrition education has an effect on nutritional status (weight, lean body mass and fat mass), dietary intake, food security, quality of life, biochemical parameters (including total cholesterol, LDL/ HDL cholesterol and Triglyceride), experience of symptoms and patient satisfaction
  Eligibility

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 70 Years   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • HIV positive
  • 18 years of age or older
  • Receiving ongoing care as part of the TRCARC Family Clinic (TRCARC Wellness Plus clinic)
  • Either ART naive or have been on stable ART for more than 6 months

Exclusion Criteria:

  • HIV negative
  • Unintentional weight loss of more than 10% usual body weight, or BMI<17
  • BMI>30
  • Suspected or documented HIV related opportunistic infection
  • Pregnant women
  • Women less than 3 months post-partum
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT00549367

Locations
Thailand
Thai Red Cross AIDS Research Centre
Bangkok, Pathumwan, Thailand, 10330
Sponsors and Collaborators
Thai Red Cross AIDS Research Centre
Albion Street Centre
Mahidol University
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Simon J Sadler Albion Street Centre
  More Information

Responsible Party: Thai Red Cross AIDS Research Centre
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00549367     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: TACHIN001
Study First Received: October 23, 2007
Last Updated: January 17, 2017

Keywords provided by Thai Red Cross AIDS Research Centre:
Nutritional status
Nutrition counselling
Nutrition assessment
HIV
Alternative Medicine
Complementary Medicine

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
HIV Infections
Lentivirus Infections
Retroviridae Infections
RNA Virus Infections
Virus Diseases
Sexually Transmitted Diseases, Viral
Sexually Transmitted Diseases
Immunologic Deficiency Syndromes
Immune System Diseases

ClinicalTrials.gov processed this record on March 27, 2017