Managing Obesity by Combining Behavioral Weight Loss and Commercial Approaches

This study has been completed.
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Collaborator:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Angela M Pinto, Baruch College City University of New York
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00827593
First received: January 22, 2009
Last updated: April 12, 2012
Last verified: April 2012

January 22, 2009
April 12, 2012
November 2008
April 2011   (final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
weight loss [ Time Frame: 3, 6, 12 months ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
Same as current
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cost-effectiveness [ Time Frame: 12 months ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
Same as current
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Managing Obesity by Combining Behavioral Weight Loss and Commercial Approaches
Managing Obesity by Combining Behavioral Weight Loss and Commercial Approaches

The purpose of this study is to examine the effectiveness of 3 behavioral weight loss programs- Weight Watchers, university-based behavioral weight loss treatment, and a combined approach which includes university-based treatment followed by Weight Watchers.

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Interventional
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Allocation: Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Obesity
  • Behavioral: Standard behavioral weight loss treatment
    Participants will receive 12 months of university-based behavioral weight loss treatment
  • Behavioral: Weight Watchers
    Participants will receive 12 months of Weight Watchers
  • Behavioral: Combined Treatment
    Participants will receive university-based behavioral weight loss treatment followed by Weight Watchers
  • Active Comparator: Standard behavioral weight loss
    University-based behavioral weight loss treatment
    Intervention: Behavioral: Standard behavioral weight loss treatment
  • Active Comparator: Weight Watchers
    Weight Watchers program
    Intervention: Behavioral: Weight Watchers
  • Active Comparator: Combined Treatment
    University-based behavioral weight loss treatment followed by Weight Watchers
    Intervention: Behavioral: Combined Treatment
Pinto AM, Fava JL, Hoffmann DA, Wing RR. Combining behavioral weight loss treatment and a commercial program: a randomized clinical trial. Obesity (Silver Spring). 2013 Apr;21(4):673-80. doi: 10.1002/oby.20044.

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Completed
144
October 2011
April 2011   (final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Age between 30-65 years
  • BMI between 27-50 kg/m2
  • Written approval/consent from primary health care provider

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Unable to walk 2 blocks without stopping.
  • Currently participating in a weight loss program or taking weight loss medication.
  • Participated in a weight loss program in the last year
  • Took weight loss medication in the last 6 months.
  • Participated in Weight Watchers in last 2 years.
  • Lost >=5% of body weight during 6 months prior to screening.
  • Pregnant, lactating, less than 6 months postpartum, or plan to become pregnant during study time frame.
  • Report conditions that in the judgment of the principal investigator would render them potentially unlikely to follow protocol for the 12 month study.
  • Report a medical condition that would affect the safety and/or efficacy of a weight management program involving changes in diet and physical activity.
Both
30 Years to 65 Years
Yes
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United States
 
NCT00827593
070601
Yes
Angela M Pinto, Baruch College City University of New York
Baruch College City University of New York
National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK)
Principal Investigator: Angela M Pinto, PhD Baruch College
Baruch College City University of New York
April 2012

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