Effect of an Low Carbon High Fat Diet on Pain- and Quality of Life in Patients With Lipedema (LIPODIET)

H

Helse Nord-Trøndelag HF

Status

Completed

Conditions

Lipedema
Obesity, Morbid

Treatments

Dietary Supplement: Low carbohydrate high fat diet

Study type

Interventional

Funder types

Other

Identifiers

NCT03710798
2018/307

Details and patient eligibility

About

Lipedema is a chronic disease with unproportional, symmetrical fat accumulation in the lower extremities. Patients experience pain in affected areas, and reduced quality of life. Today's treatment is physiotherapy and surgery (liposuction). Recent research shows that ketogenic-diet with low carbohydrate, high fat (LCHF) conant can lead to reduced pain, increased quality of life and change in body composition. Goals: Investigate the effect of LCHF diet on pain, quality of life and body composition.

Enrollment

10 patients

Sex

Female

Ages

18 to 75 years old

Volunteers

No Healthy Volunteers

Inclusion criteria

  • weight stable over the last three months (+ 2-3 kg)
  • not currently dieting to loose weight.
  • willing to meet for weekly follow-ups during the intervention and the reintroduction of a regular diet.
  • sign an informed consent before entering the study.

Exclusion criteria

  • pregnant or breast feeding
  • history of infectious diseases
  • medication known to affect obesity
  • enrolment in any other obesity treatment
  • have had a bariatric surgery
  • history of psychological disorders
  • mentally disabled
  • not mastering a Scandinavian language
  • having a malign disease or any disease that leads to dietary advice that is not consistent with intervention advices in the study

Trial design

Primary purpose

Treatment

Allocation

N/A

Interventional model

Single Group Assignment

Masking

None (Open label)

10 participants in 1 patient group

Low carbohydrate high fat diet
Experimental group
Description:
Low carbohydrate high fat (LCHF) diet
Treatment:
Dietary Supplement: Low carbohydrate high fat diet

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