Girls Health Enrichment Multi-Site Studies (GEMS)

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Information provided by:
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI)
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00000615
First received: October 27, 1999
Last updated: October 2, 2006
Last verified: April 2005
  Purpose

To develop and test interventions to prevent obesity by decreasing weight gain during the high-risk transitional period from pre-puberty to puberty in African-American girls who are at high risk for developing obesity.


Condition Intervention Phase
Cardiovascular Diseases
Heart Diseases
Obesity
Behavioral: diet, reducing
Phase 2

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Primary Purpose: Prevention

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Further study details as provided by National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI):

Study Start Date: August 1999
Estimated Study Completion Date: November 2006
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  Eligibility

Ages Eligible for Study:   8 Years to 10 Years
Genders Eligible for Study:   Female
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

African-American girls, age 8-10 years.

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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT00000615

Sponsors and Collaborators
Investigators
Investigator: Tom Baronowski Baylor College of Medicine
Investigator: Robert Klesges University of Memphis
Investigator: Thomas Robinson Stanford University
Investigator: James Rochon George Washington University
Investigator: Mary Story University of Minnesota - Clinical and Translational Science Institute
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Additional Information:
Publications:

Additional publications automatically indexed to this study by ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number):
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00000615     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 118
Study First Received: October 27, 1999
Last Updated: October 2, 2006
Health Authority: United States: Federal Government

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Cardiovascular Diseases
Heart Diseases
Obesity
Overnutrition
Nutrition Disorders
Overweight
Body Weight
Signs and Symptoms

ClinicalTrials.gov processed this record on August 21, 2014