Use of Chewing Gum to Facilitate Appetite Control and Weight Loss
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|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00871676|
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : March 30, 2009
Last Update Posted : August 17, 2016
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment||Phase|
|Overweight Obesity||Behavioral: Lifestyle modification Behavioral: Lifestyle modification plus gum||Not Applicable|
|Study Type :||Interventional (Clinical Trial)|
|Actual Enrollment :||146 participants|
|Intervention Model:||Parallel Assignment|
|Masking:||None (Open Label)|
|Official Title:||Use of Chewing Gum to Facilitate Appetite Control and Weight Loss in Overweight Individuals Treated by Lifestyle Modification|
|Study Start Date :||May 2006|
|Actual Primary Completion Date :||December 2009|
|Actual Study Completion Date :||December 2009|
Active Comparator: 1
Overweight/obese individuals being treated with lifestyle modification to facilitate weight loss.
Behavioral: Lifestyle modification
16 weekly followed by 8 monthly group behavioral weight loss sessions.
Lifestyle modification plus use of chewing gum to facilitate weight loss in overweight/obese persons.
Behavioral: Lifestyle modification plus gum
16 weekly followed by 8 monthly group behavioral weight loss sessions. Subjects were also given gum along with instructions for times and occasions to chew with the aim of facilitating weight loss and appetite control.
- Weight loss [ Time Frame: Week 16 and 52 ]
- Appetite control [ Time Frame: Weeks 4, 8, 12, 16 and 52 ]
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00871676
|United States, Pennsylvania|
|University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine|
|Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, 19104|
|Principal Investigator:||Thomas A Wadden, Ph.D||University of Pennsylvania|