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Comparing Effects of Diet, With or Without Exercise, on Sexual, Urinary and Endothelial Function, Inflammatory Profile and Quality of Life in Obese Men

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01642576
First Posted: July 17, 2012
Last Update Posted: July 29, 2015
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Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Changi General Hospital
  Purpose
This study aims to compare the effects of 8 months of diet modification, with or without exercise, on weight loss, sexual, urinary and endothelial function, systemic inflammation and quality of life in obese men.

Condition Intervention Phase
Sexual Dysfunction Endothelial Dysfunction Quality of Life Inflammation Behavioral: weight loss counselling Phase 4

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Comparing Effects of Diet, With or Without Exercise, on Sexual, Urinary and Endothelial Function, Inflammatory Profile and Quality of Life in Obese Men

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Further study details as provided by Changi General Hospital:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • erectile function [ Time Frame: 8 months ]
    IIEF-5 score


Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • lower urinary tract symptoms [ Time Frame: 8 months ]
    IPSS score


Enrollment: 90
Study Start Date: July 2010
Study Completion Date: April 2014
Primary Completion Date: April 2014 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: diet modification
counselling on caloric restriction and healthy eating
Behavioral: weight loss counselling
Diet counselling with or without sports trainers, over 8 months
Experimental: weight management program
dietician and sports trainer, physician counselling on weight loss
Behavioral: weight loss counselling
Diet counselling with or without sports trainers, over 8 months

  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   30 Years to 65 Years   (Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   Male
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Male, aged 30-65 years
  • Body Mass Index (BMI) >/= 27.5 kg/m2
  • Waist circumference (WC) >/= 90 cm

Exclusion Criteria:

  • pituitary disease or cranial radiotherapy
  • previous or current androgen replacement or deprivation therapy
  • current treatment for sexual problems or LUTS
  • glomerular filtration rate < 60 ml/min
  • liver disease
  • alcohol intake exceeding 500 g/week in the previous 12 months
  • use of opiates, glucocorticoids, recreational drugs or phosphodiesterase inhibitors
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT01642576


Locations
Singapore
Changi General Hospital
Singapore, Singapore, 529889
Sponsors and Collaborators
Changi General Hospital
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Joan Khoo, MRCP Changi General Hospital
  More Information

Responsible Party: Changi General Hospital
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01642576     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: ZCHOENFU
First Submitted: July 13, 2012
First Posted: July 17, 2012
Last Update Posted: July 29, 2015
Last Verified: July 2015

Keywords provided by Changi General Hospital:
obesity
men
sexual function
urinary tract symptoms
endothelial function
inflammation
quality of life

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Inflammation
Pathologic Processes