Lifestyle Intervention's Impact on Health Care Costs

NCT ID: NCT00717158


Title
Evaluating Healthcare Utilization, Costs and Health-Related Outcomes of a Medical Nutrition Therapy Intervention on Obese Patients With Type 2 Diabetes - A Pilot Study
Purpose
The ICAN Pilot project aims to evaluate the differences in economic, clinical and quality of life outcomes of a nutrition intervention involving lifestyle case management and medical nutrition therapy by a registered dietitian compared to usual medical care in obese persons with type 2 diabetes. The intervention is aimed at moderate weight loss (> 5-10%), improvement in diet quality and an increase in physical activity.
Details
Conditions
Diabetes Mellitus, Type 2, Obesity
Keywords
Health Behavior, Lifestyle, health care costs, quality of life
Source
University of Virginia
Sponsors
University of Virginia, National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK)
Status
Completed
Acronym
ICAN
Last Updated
13 Jul 2008
URL
Official Link
Citations/Publications
Wolf AM, Conaway MR, Crowther JQ, Hazen KY, L Nadler J, Oneida B, Bovbjerg VE; Improving Control with Activity and Nutrition (ICAN) Study.. Translating lifestyle intervention to practice in obese patients with type 2 diabetes: Improving Control with Activity and Nutrition (ICAN) study. Diabetes Care. 2004 Jul;27(7):1570-6.

Wolf AM, Siadaty M, Yaeger B, Conaway MR, Crowther JQ, Nadler JL, Bovbjerg VE. Effects of lifestyle intervention on health care costs: Improving Control with Activity and Nutrition (ICAN). J Am Diet Assoc. 2007 Aug;107(8):1365-73.

Locations
United States