Practice Based Nutrition Intervention

NCT ID: NCT01222429


Title
Practice-Based Nutrition Intervention
Purpose
This study aims to test a dietary intervention for diabetes in a medical practice setting, with the aim of developing a model for diabetes care that can be used widely. The investigators hypothesize that a low-fat vegan diet will be effective for management of diabetes and will be feasible in a practice-based setting.
Details
Specific Aim 1 tests the hypothesis that the nutrition intervention (low fat, low-GI vegan diet) improves glycemic control, body weight, plasma lipid concentrations, blood pressure, and indices of renal function in a within-group analysis. Specific Aim 2 tests the hypothesis that the nutrition intervention (low fat, low-GI vegan diet) is more effective than standard nutrition care for improving glycemic control, body weight, plasma lipid concentrations, blood pressure, and indices of renal function in individuals with type 2 diabetes Specific Aim 3 tests the hypothesis that a low-fat vegan diet is sustainable among individuals with type 2 diabetes for a 20-week period, with weekly classes, and in a follow-up period of one year with limited professional support. Specific Aim 4 tests the hypothesis that a low-fat vegan diet has an acceptability that is comparable to that of standard nutrition care among individuals with type 2 diabetes. Specific Aim 5 tests the hypothesis that the effects of the dietary interventions on A1c and body weight are reduced in individuals with the A1 allele of the Taq1A and Taq1B polymorphism
Conditions
Type 2 Diabetes
Keywords
Source
Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine
Sponsors
Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine
Status
Completed
Acronym
Last Updated
05 Aug 2012
URL
Official Link
Locations
United States