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A Trial of One to One Weight Management in Primary Care

The recruitment status of this study is unknown. The completion date has passed and the status has not been verified in more than two years.
Verified April 2009 by London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine.
Recruitment status was:  Active, not recruiting
Sponsor:
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00891943
First Posted: May 1, 2009
Last Update Posted: April 9, 2010
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Collaborator:
NHS Camden
Information provided by:
London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
  Purpose
The purpose of this study is to conduct a randomised controlled trial to assess the sustained effects on weight, selected risk factors and sense of well-being of offering individualized weight management advice in the primary care setting to patients who wish to lose weight; and to identify the key factors influencing the success of the intervention.

Condition Intervention
Obesity Overweight Other: Structured lifestyle support

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Single (Outcomes Assessor)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Randomised Controlled Trial of a One to One Weight Management Intervention in Primary Care

Resource links provided by NLM:


Further study details as provided by London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Changes in weight, waist circumference and percent body fat at 12 months. [ Time Frame: 12 months ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Weight, waist circumference, and percent body fat at 6 months. [ Time Frame: 0 and 6 months ]
  • BMI, blood pressure, resting heart rate; obesity and weight related quality of life, Rosenberg measure of self-esteem changes at 12 months. [ Time Frame: 0 and 12 months ]

Estimated Enrollment: 380
Study Start Date: June 2009
Estimated Study Completion Date: December 2010
Estimated Primary Completion Date: December 2010 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Structured lifestyle support
Intervention group-structured lifestyle support.
Other: Structured lifestyle support
The intervention group will meet with a research nurse on 14 occasions over the 1 year research study, for structured lifestyle support, including dietary, physical activity and behavioral advice. They will also receive a pedometer.
No Intervention: Usual care for weight management
This is the control group, and they will receive "usual care" for weight management at their GP practice.

Detailed Description:

Primary care could make a substantial impact on the increasing prevalence of overweight and obesity and their associated adverse impact on health. The lack of a proven intervention may deter health professionals in primary care from providing support to their overweight patients as few obese people recall receiving weight control advice from a health professional.

In this study we aim to conduct a large scale randomised controlled trial to assess the effectiveness of a longer-term structured lifestyle support programme provided by a research nurse and the provision of pedometers compared to usual care in overweight/ obese adults who wish to lose weight. We will assess the degree of weight loss over a period of 12 months as well as related factors such as changes in waist circumference, quality of life and cost-effectiveness of the interventions.

The research is highly relevant to policy making at both national and local levels.

  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • 18 years or over
  • BMI ≥ 25 kg/m2
  • GP confirmation

Exclusion Criteria:

  • pregnant or lactating women
  • patients with renal failure, pacemakers or cancer
  • participating in other research affecting weight
  • Ability to complete questionnaires
  • Ability to give consent
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00891943


Locations
United Kingdom
London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
London, United Kingdom, WC1E 7HT
Several GP practices in the Camden and Westminster area.
London, United Kingdom
Sponsors and Collaborators
London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
NHS Camden
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Kiran Nanchahal, MSc London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
  More Information

Publications automatically indexed to this study by ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number):
Responsible Party: Ms Kiran Nanchahal, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00891943     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: phpepw71
Sponsors number:PHPEPW71
First Submitted: April 30, 2009
First Posted: May 1, 2009
Last Update Posted: April 9, 2010
Last Verified: April 2009

Keywords provided by London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine:
Obesity
Overweight
Randomised controlled trial
Primary Care
Weight
Cardiovascular Risk
Diabetes
Quality of life

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Overweight
Body Weight
Signs and Symptoms