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Computer Intervention for Prevention of Weight Regain

This study has been completed.
Information provided by:
National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK) Identifier:
First received: August 11, 2003
Last updated: January 12, 2010
Last verified: January 2010
Many overweight patients are able to lose weight successfully, but then regain their weight. The purpose of this study is to develop and test the efficacy of 2 interventions to prevent weight regain in individuals who have recently lost weight. The two interventions being tested are a face-to-face group maintenance program and an Internet intervention. These interventions will be compared to a no-contact control group that receives quarterly newsletters. The primary outcome measure is weight regain from baseline to 18-months.

Condition Intervention Phase
Behavioral: Face-to-face maintenance program
Behavioral: Internet maintenance program
Phase 3

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Primary Purpose: Treatment

Further study details as provided by National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK):

Estimated Enrollment: 300

Ages Eligible for Study:   20 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
10% weight loss in past 2 years
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00067145

United States, Rhode Island
The Miriam Hospital
Providence, Rhode Island, United States, 02903
Sponsors and Collaborators
National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK)
  More Information

Additional Information:
Publications automatically indexed to this study by Identifier (NCT Number): Identifier: NCT00067145     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: COMINTER (completed)
Study First Received: August 11, 2003
Last Updated: January 12, 2010 processed this record on May 25, 2017