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Food Insecurity clinical trials at University of California Health

5 in progress, 2 open to eligible people

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  • Changing Health Through Food Support for Diabetes

    open to eligible people ages 18 years and up

    This is a pragmatic randomized controlled trial (RCT) of Changing Health through Food Support for Diabetes (CHEFS-DM). This pragmatic RCT will leverage Project Open Hand's (POH) real-world programs to test the impact of a six month medically tailored food support and nutrition intervention ("CHEFS-DM") on glycemic control and other cardiometabolic outcomes, investigate the paths through which CHEFS-DM may durably improve health, and assess the economic value of the intervention to society.

    at UCSF

  • Cortisol and Food Insecurity

    open to eligible people ages 18 years and up

    This study will use a within-subjects design in a sample of individuals with a range of food insecurity recruited from the Los Angeles community (N = 400; 50% men). These participants will then, in counterbalanced order, be exposed to a gold-standard laboratory stressor and a control condition, one month apart. Moderation analyses will test whether cortisol reactivity to the stressor acts as a modulator of the relationship between high levels of food insecurity and increased hyperpalatable food intake.

    at UCLA

  • Produce Prescription Benefit Dosage

    Sorry, accepting new patients by invitation only

    The goal of this study is to determine the relationship between produce prescription program 'dose' on benefit redemption, food insecurity, and fruit and vegetable consumption. Participants will be randomized to receive one of three fruit and vegetable benefit dose amounts for 6 months ($40, $80, or $110/month).

    at UCSF

  • Southern California Nutrition Incentive Program

    Sorry, in progress, not accepting new patients

    The specific aims of this proposal are to implement SCNIP in 6 Northgate Gonzalez Markets across San Diego, Orange and LA counties (2 in each county), and determine which level of financial incentive rebate (specifically, $10/month, $20/month, or $40/month) optimally increases the purchase and consumption of SNAP eligible fruits and vegetables.

    at UCSD

  • Urban Gardening and Peer Nutritional Counseling for People With HIV and Food Insecurity

    Sorry, not yet accepting patients

    The investigators are conducting a fully powered cluster randomized controlled trial (RCT) of a culturally appropriate, multicomponent intervention combining peer nutritional counseling with urban gardening among people with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) in the Dominican Republic (DR) to assess efficacy, analyze mediators of effects, and evaluate detailed process data to inform scale-up. The study will examine the impact of the intervention on participants' HIV clinical outcomes (HIV viral load, antiretroviral therapy adherence, and HIV care retention) as well as intermediate outcomes such as food security and HIV-related stigma.

    at UCSF

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