Family Meals for Cardiovascular Disease

Phase-Based Progress Estimates
Cardiovascular DiseaseFamily Meals - Behavioral
6 - 12
All Sexes
What conditions do you have?

Study Summary

This trial will examine if eating meals as a family more often can help prevent heart disease.

Treatment Effectiveness

Study Objectives

1 Primary · 8 Secondary · Reporting Duration: Baseline and Months 2, 6, 8 and 10

Baseline and Month 6
Change from baseline in blood pressure
Change from baseline in carotid-to-femoral pulse wave velocity (PVW)
Change from baseline in fasting glucose
Change from baseline in fasting insulin
Change from baseline in lipid levels
Change from baseline in pulse wave analysis.
Change in baseline in flow-mediated dilation (FMD)
Month 2
Change from baseline in body mass index z-scores (zBMI)
Change from baseline in diet quality.

Trial Safety

Trial Design

2 Treatment Groups

1 of 2
Family Meals
1 of 2

Active Control

Experimental Treatment

90 Total Participants · 2 Treatment Groups

Primary Treatment: Family Meals · No Placebo Group · N/A

Family Meals
Experimental Group · 1 Intervention: Family Meals · Intervention Types: Behavioral
ActiveComparator Group · 1 Intervention: Standard · Intervention Types: Behavioral

Trial Logistics

Trial Timeline

Screening: ~3 weeks
Treatment: Varies
Reporting: baseline and months 2, 6, 8 and 10

Who is running the clinical trial?

University of DelawareLead Sponsor
135 Previous Clinical Trials
36,681 Total Patients Enrolled
National Institutes of Health (NIH)NIH
2,442 Previous Clinical Trials
24,578,188 Total Patients Enrolled

Eligibility Criteria

Age 6 - 12 · All Participants · 4 Total Inclusion Criteria

Mark “Yes” if the following statements are true for you:
You have a child with a BMI-for-sex and age between 6 and 12 years old.