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Obesity Treatment in a Managed Care Setting

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00062985
First Posted: June 19, 2003
Last Update Posted: October 24, 2017
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Collaborator:
National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK)
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
University of Minnesota - Clinical and Translational Science Institute
  Purpose
The aim of the present study is to evaluate the effectiveness of two different delivery formats for weight management in a managed care setting. Mail-based weight counseling and phone-based weight counseling will be compared to each other and a control condition. Primary outcomes are participation rates in programs, weight change, and cost.

Condition Intervention
Obesity Weight Loss Behavioral: Mail-based weight loss intervention Behavioral: Phone-based weight loss intervention

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment

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Further study details as provided by University of Minnesota - Clinical and Translational Science Institute:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Change in body weight [ Time Frame: 6 and 12 months ]

Enrollment: 1801
Actual Study Start Date: March 1999
Study Completion Date: February 2005
Primary Completion Date: October 2003 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
No Intervention: Control
Experimental: Mail-based weight loss intervention Behavioral: Mail-based weight loss intervention
Experimental: Telephone-based weight loss intervention Behavioral: Phone-based weight loss intervention

  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria
  • at least 18 years of age
  • BMI ≥ 27.8 kg/m2 for men
  • BMI ≥ 27.3 kg/m2 for non-pregnant or lactating women
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00062985


Locations
United States, Minnesota
University of Minnesota, Division of Epidemiology
Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States, 55415
Sponsors and Collaborators
University of Minnesota - Clinical and Translational Science Institute
National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK)
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Robert W. Jeffery, PhD University of Minnesota, Division of Epidemiology
  More Information

Publications:
Responsible Party: University of Minnesota - Clinical and Translational Science Institute
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00062985     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: OBMANC (completed)
R01DK053826 ( U.S. NIH Grant/Contract )
First Submitted: June 18, 2003
First Posted: June 19, 2003
Last Update Posted: October 24, 2017
Last Verified: October 2017

Studies a U.S. FDA-regulated Drug Product: No
Studies a U.S. FDA-regulated Device Product: No

Keywords provided by University of Minnesota - Clinical and Translational Science Institute:
obesity treatment
weight management
managed care

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Obesity
Weight Loss
Overnutrition
Nutrition Disorders
Overweight
Body Weight
Signs and Symptoms
Body Weight Changes