A Mentor-Based Approach to Long-Term Weight Loss

This study has been completed.
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University of Pittsburgh
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00177697
First received: September 13, 2005
Last updated: NA
Last verified: September 2005
History: No changes posted

September 13, 2005
September 13, 2005
September 1999
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weight loss
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  • fitness
  • dietary intake
  • mediators
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A Mentor-Based Approach to Long-Term Weight Loss
A Mentor-Based Approach to Long-Term Weight Loss

The purpose of this study to examine the effect of having a weight loss mentor on long-term weight loss in overweight adults.

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Interventional
Phase 1
Phase 2
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Treatment
  • Weight Loss
  • Obesity
Behavioral: behavioral weight loss program
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Completed
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July 2002
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Inclusion Criteria:

  1. Female
  2. 21-55 years of age
  3. BMI = 25-35 kg/m2
  4. Ability to provide informed consent.
  5. Ability to provide consent from their personal physician to participate in this study.

Exclusion Criteria:

  1. Reporting regular exercise participation of at least 20 minutes per day on at least 3 days per week during the previous six months. (This study is designed to recruit relatively sedentary adults.)
  2. Diabetes, hypothyroidism, or other medical conditions which would affect energy metabolism.
  3. Currently pregnant, pregnant within the previous six months, or planning on becoming pregnant within the next 12 months. (Pregnancy will be based on self-report and will be included on the detailed medical history that is completed by subjects.)
  4. Non-medicated resting systolic blood pressure >160 mmHg or non-medicated resting diastolic blood pressure >100 mmHg, or taking medication that would affect blood pressure.
  5. Taking medication that would affect resting heart rate or the heart rate response during exercise (e.g., beta blockade).
  6. Arrhythmia on resting or exercise electrocardiogram that would indicate that vigorous exercise was contraindicated.
  7. History of myocardial infarction or valvular disease.
  8. History of orthopedic complications that would prevent optimal participation in the exercise component (e.g., heel spurs, severe arthritis).
Female
21 Years to 55 Years
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United States
 
NCT00177697
R01 DK58002
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University of Pittsburgh
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
Principal Investigator: John M Jakicic, Ph.D. University of Pittsburgh
University of Pittsburgh
September 2005

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