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Clinical Trials: Nutrition & Dietetics

Source: Mednax Center for Research, Education and Quality
To provide a mechanism for critically ill infants with parenteral nutrition (PN) associated cholestasis to receive Omegaven for compassionate use situations for which there are no satisfactory alternative treatments. Read More
Last Updated: 23 Aug 2015
Source: CONKO-Studiengruppe
The purpose of this study is to determine whether the additional nutrition support is improving the nutritional status of patients suffering cancer caxechia or not. Read More
Last Updated: 10 Jun 2009
Source: The Cleveland Clinic
This study is a multi-dimensional therapeutic lifestyle program that offers cooking and nutrition education as well as email-based health coaching to diabetic patients in an underserved Cleveland community. This is an innovative project as it is one of the first focused efforts within this community to improve diabetes control and prevent diabetes progression through cooking and nutrition as well as to systematically measure both clinical and behavioral ... Read More
Last Updated: 30 Mar 2016
Source: National Institute of Health and Nutrition
The purpose of the present study was to clarify the effects of increase in physical activity on incidence and surrogate marker of cardiovascular diseases. The working hypothesis of the present study was that the physical activity to satisfy the Japanese guideline of Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare is effective for the primary prevention of the lifestyle-related disease. Read More
Last Updated: 12 Apr 2015
Source: VU University Medical Center
The purpose of this study is to determine what the long term survival is after in hospital use of total parenteral nutrition due to intestinal failure. Earlier studies only followed patients for a maximum of 6 months or included only very specific patients. We were interested in all patients in our hospital and followed them for up to 2 years. Read More
Last Updated: 14 Jul 2014
Source: University College Cork
This is a longitudinal, observational study on nutrition, growth and body composition in preterm infants. Aims to determine the adequacy of actual nutrient intake during the preterm period by investigating associations between macronutrient supply, growth, and body composition at 34-weeks gestation, term equivalent and 2-month corrected gestational age. Read More
Last Updated: 17 Jun 2013
Source: University Hospital Inselspital, Berne
Nutritional treatment has become an essential component of the management of critically ill, due to better knowledge about positive impact of nutritional support. Malnutrition among ICU patients is associated with increased morbidity, mortality, length of stay (LOS) and therefore higher costs.Several studies however suggest, that early implementation of nutritional support is associated with improved clinical outcome, shorter LOS, and decreased infection ... Read More
Last Updated: 12 Jul 2015
Source: Katholieke Universiteit Leuven
In the PEPaNIC trial it is investigated whether withholding parenteral nutrition during the first week in critically ill children is beneficial, compared to the current standard of the early start of parenteral nutrition. Read More
Last Updated: 27 Jul 2016
Source: Peking Union Medical College
1. The aim of this large scale study to survey the prevalence of nutritional risk and malnutrition in China,Europe and USA. 2. The impact of nutritional support for the patients at nutritional risk on clinical outcomes and cost-effectiveness Already get the approval by Ethics Committee of Peking Union medical college and Johns Hopkins Hospital. Read More
Last Updated: 10 Feb 2014
Source: Stanford University
To conduct a randomized, controlled trial of cardiovascular disease nutrition education using a cluster design with two conditions, special intervention (SI) and usual care (UC). Read More
Last Updated: 22 Aug 2016
Source: University of Virginia
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. Read More
Last Updated: 13 Jul 2008
Source: Rigshospitalet, Denmark
An increasing number of patients survive critical illness and intensive care, but describe having impaired physical function several years after discharge as a consequence of extensive loss of muscle mass. Reasons for loss of muscle mass and physical function are multiple, but insufficient nutrition is likely to contribute. This randomised trial will investigate the effect of an optimised nutrition therapy during intensive care, on short term clinical ... Read More
Last Updated: 03 Jan 2017
Source: McGill University Health Center
A prospective, randomized controlled study, using stable isotope methodology, is proposed to determine whether an oral nutrition support regimen, containing pressurized whey protein and glucose, is more effective at normalizing the metabolic response to surgery than a standard peripheral parenteral nutrition (PPN) support regimen, containing amino acids and glucose, in colorectal surgical patients studied before and after surgery. The effectiveness of the ... Read More
Last Updated: 02 Feb 2012
Source: Rigshospitalet, Denmark
The purpose of this study is to determine whether a goal directed nutritional intervention can reduce the convalescence period for patients undergoing radical cystectomy (RC). The aim is to examine the effect on quality of life of a standard nutritional strategy of resting the bowel till clear signs of bowel recovery and feeding orally after bowel recovery versus a goal-directed nutritional intervention combining oral intake and parenteral nutrition, in ... Read More
Last Updated: 09 Sep 2014
Source: Lafrancol S.A.
The aim of this study is to compare two nutritional regimes in critically ill patients. Patients will be randomized to standard care (25 kcal per kg) or to hypocaloric nutrition (15 kcal per kg). Both regimes will recive 1,7 g/Kg/dia The main outcome will be the SOFA (sequential organ failure assessment) score. The hypothesis is that hypocaloric hyperproteic diet decreases the incidence of organic failure in these patients. Read More
Last Updated: 06 Nov 2015
Source: Ohio State University
The primary aims of this research project are to: 1. Evaluate the efficacy of Camp NERF to improve child nutrition, physical activity, mental health, and anthropometric outcomes. 2. Evaluate the efficacy of Camp NERF to improve caregiver self-efficacy for establishing healthy family nutrition and physical activity practices, amount of physical activity, and BMI. 3. Evaluate the efficacy of Camp NERF to improve youth mentor ... Read More
Last Updated: 18 Sep 2016
Source: Carle Foundation Hospital
The purpose of this study is to determine if a fat emulsion comprised of omega-3 fatty acids, Omegaven, would be beneficial in the management of steatotic liver injury in parenteral nutrition (PN) by its inhibition of de novo lipogenesis, the reduction of arachidonic acid-derived inflammatory mediators, prevention of essential fatty acid deficiency through the presence of small amounts of arachidonic acid, and improved clearance of lipids from the serum. Read More
Last Updated: 06 Jan 2015
Source: University of California, Davis
The study will evaluate the safety and efficacy of an intravenous fish oil emulsion (omegaven) in infants with parenteral nutrition associated cholestasis. Read More
Last Updated: 23 Oct 2016
Source: Vanderbilt University
To test the effects of nutrition versus nutrition with resistance exercise on muscle mass loss, fatigue and outcomes of concurrent chemo radiation. Read More
Last Updated: 24 Jul 2011