Methods of Weight Loss in Overweight Coronary Patients

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University of Vermont

Status and phase

Completed
Phase 3

Conditions

Obesity

Treatments

Behavioral: high caloric expenditure exercise
Behavioral: low caloric expenditure exercise plus dietary counseling

Study type

Interventional

Funder types

Other

Identifiers

NCT00628277
03-049

Details and patient eligibility

About

We hypothesize that a combination of high-caloric expenditure exercise and behavioral weight loss counseling would lead to a greater loss of fat mass and a greater improvement in cardiometabolic risk factors that standard (lower caloric expenditure) cardiac rehabilitation exercise plus counseling.

Full description

We hypothesize that a combination of high-caloric expenditure exercise and behavioral weight loss counseling would lead to a greater loss of fat mass and a greater improvement in cardiometabolic risk factors that standard (lower caloric expenditure) cardiac rehabilitation exercise plus counseling. The study population consists of overweight (BMI >27) patients with established coronary heart disease. The exercise and counseling program was of 4 months duration with extended follow up at 1 year.

Enrollment

74 patients

Sex

All

Ages

21 to 90 years old

Volunteers

No Healthy Volunteers

Inclusion criteria

  • Coronary heart disease
  • BMI > 27
  • Peak Vo2 > 14.4 ml/kg/min

Exclusion criteria

Presence of diabetes

Trial design

74 participants in 2 patient groups

1
Experimental group
Description:
Arm 1: high caloric expenditure exercise plus dietary counseling
Treatment:
Behavioral: high caloric expenditure exercise
2
Active Comparator group
Description:
Arm 2: low caloric expenditure exercise plus dietary counseling
Treatment:
Behavioral: low caloric expenditure exercise plus dietary counseling

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