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Local Measures to Prevent Diabetes in the Værnes Region. (VEND-RISK)

This study is ongoing, but not recruiting participants.
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Norwegian University of Science and Technology Identifier:
First received: April 26, 2010
Last updated: January 20, 2017
Last verified: January 2017
This is a development project involving four different municipalities in Central Norway. The aim is to identify adults with overweight and with an increased risk of developing diabetes mellitus type 2, then to prevent the disease to develop by the means of a behaviour change programme. The programme is group based.

Condition Intervention
Diabetes Mellitus Type 2
Behavioral: Behavioural change programme

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: No masking
Primary Purpose: Prevention
Official Title: The VEND RISK-study. Preventing Diabetes Type 2 in Overweight Persons in the Værnes Region, Central-Norway.

Further study details as provided by Norwegian University of Science and Technology:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Diabetes mellitus type 2 [ Time Frame: Visit 1 (baseline) till Visit 9 (5 years) ]

Enrollment: 180
Study Start Date: April 2010
Estimated Study Completion Date: December 2018
Estimated Primary Completion Date: December 2018 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: group programme
Group based behaviour change programme
Behavioral: Behavioural change programme
The programme consists of a introductory course, organised physical activity 2-3 times a week, meetings every 3rd month with lectures and theme nights, and organising self-help groups.


Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 65 Years   (Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Living in Central Norway
  • Find Risc score > 15
  • Written, informed consent

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Severe mental disorder
  • Not being able to function in the group programme
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT01135901

Meraker, Stjordal, Selbu, Tydal, Norway
Sponsors and Collaborators
Norwegian University of Science and Technology
Principal Investigator: Bård Kulseng, PhD Norwegian University of Technology and Science
  More Information

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Responsible Party: Norwegian University of Science and Technology Identifier: NCT01135901     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 2010/696-2
Study First Received: April 26, 2010
Last Updated: January 20, 2017

Keywords provided by Norwegian University of Science and Technology:
public health
community health services

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Diabetes Mellitus
Diabetes Mellitus, Type 2
Glucose Metabolism Disorders
Metabolic Diseases
Endocrine System Diseases processed this record on May 22, 2017