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Winston-Salem, North Carolina 27106


Purpose:

This study will test ways to improve health behaviors using an intervention that has been specially designed for African-American men. The program, called Active & Healthy Brotherhood (AHB), will provide information on basic health, and healthy eating, physical activity, stress management, and how to get medical care when needed.The AHB intervention will be compared to a control group that will receive basic health information in videos and brochures.


Criteria:

Inclusion Criteria: 1. AA (based on self-report) 2. self-reported male 3. aged at least 21 years 4. non-institutionalized (i.e., community-dwelling, not living in assisted living facilities, nursing homes, etc.) 5. at high risk for developing chronic disease (e.g., not meeting current guidelines for PA and/or F&V intake; current smoker; diagnosed with high cholesterol) or 6. currently diagnosed with diabetes, hypertension, or cardiovascular disease 7. residents of Forsyth County, NC (or surrounding areas and able to attend group sessions in Forsyth County). Exclusion Criteria: 1. have had a cardiovascular procedure (e.g., heart surgery), heart attack, heart failure, stroke in the last 6 months 2. have cognitive, visual, auditory, physical functional (e.g., unable to walk unassisted), or language impairment precluding participation in group discussion, learning activities, or data collection. 3. currently achieve >150 min/wk of moderate intensity PA or >75 min/wk of vigorous intensity PA AND currently consume > 9 servings of F&V daily. 4. are currently enrolled in a chronic disease management program. 5. are unwilling to accept randomization assignment or planning to move from local area in <2 years. 6. are currently receiving chemotherapy/radiation treatments. Participants will be required to obtain approval from a health care provider prior to participation in the study if they: 1. are unable to participate in moderate PA due to physical limitations as indicated by positive (risk) responses on the PA Readiness Questionnaire (PAR-Q) and/or physician disapproval on the PAR Medical Examination. 2. have BP>180/>110 and/or HbA1C>12 and/or triglycerides >500. 3. have health conditions that could preclude changes to diet (e.g., irritable bowel syndrome, celiac disease)


NCT ID:

NCT02362737


Primary Contact:

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Backup Contact:

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Location Contact:

Winston-Salem, North Carolina 27106
United States



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Data Source: ClinicalTrials.gov

Date Processed: November 17, 2017

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