The major goal of this 2-arm randomized controlled trial is to investigate the efficacy of a state-of-the-art behavioral weight loss intervention in improving asthma control for obese adult patients in a large group-model health maintenance organization.
National Heart, Lung, & Blood Institute
Measurement of Quality of Life and Perceived Disease Impact on Quality of Life in Asthma
Purpose is to evaluate the properties of a new measure of the pt-perceived effects of asthma in adults, A-IQOLS, and compare with those of the Flanagan QOLS.
A Pilot Study of the DASH Diet in Not-Well-Controlled Adult Asthma
This study evaluates the feasibility and potential efficacy of adopting the DASH eating pattern to improve asthma control among adults with uncontrolled asthma.
Sub-study of Mechanisms Linking Weight Gain/Loss and Asthma
Characterize BE WELL asthmatic subjects in atopy phenotype and serum periostin and 8-isoprostane levels in exhaled breath condensate.