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A Pilot Study of Diabetes Risk Reduction Program With WIC Mothers(The Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children) Overweight WIC Mothers

This study has been completed.
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National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK) Identifier:
First received: July 20, 2009
Last updated: January 14, 2010
Last verified: January 2010
1) to evaluate treatment fidelity of DRRP: study design, training of interventionists, delivery and receipt of the intervention, and application of the intervention in real-life settings; 2) to identify successful strategies for participant recruitment and maintaining active participation; 3) to collect and analyze preliminary indicators of DRRP's effect on dietary intake, physical activity, stress responses, and body weight; and 4) To evaluate sample representativeness of the target audience, implementation and acceptability of DRRP, and attrition rate.

Condition Intervention Phase
Prevention of Weight Gain
Other: lifestyle intervention
Phase 3

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Primary Purpose: Prevention
Official Title: A Pilot Study of Diabetes Risk Reduction Program With Overweight WIC Mothers

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

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • body weight

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • dietary fat intake, fruit and vegetable intake, physical activity, stress, affects

Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: lifestyle intervention
Control group: usual WIC care
Other: lifestyle intervention


Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 34 Years   (Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   Female
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes

Inclusion Criteria:Non-pregnant women between 18 and 34 years old who understood and spoke English and had a measured BMI between 25.0 and 39.9 kg/m2 were eligible for this study. Additional inclusion criteria included having a youngest child between 6 weeks and 3.5 years of age enrolled in one of our three collaborating WIC locations, not planning to become pregnant or change WIC clinics during the study, providing accurate contact information, agreeing to notify researchers with changes in contact information or pregnancy status, willingness to accept randomized participation assignments, being willing to participate in the project for 1.5 years, and consenting to have blood glucose tested via finger stick.

Exclusion Criteria: women with fasting blood glucose greater than 126 mg/dl or random blood glucose greater than 200 mg/dl, self-reported type 1 or 2 diabetes or an eating disorder, or inability to walk more than one block without resting or shortness of breath were excluded. Eligible participants provided their individual telephone and address and a telephone number of one back-up contact (relative, friend, or neighbor).

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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00944060

United States, Michigan
Michigan Stat University College of Nursing
East Lansing, Michigan, United States, 48824
Michigan State University College of Nursing
East Lansing, Michigan, United States, 48824
Sponsors and Collaborators
National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK)
  More Information

Publications automatically indexed to this study by Identifier (NCT Number): Identifier: NCT00944060     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: DK74511 (completed)
1R34DK074511-01A1 ( US NIH Grant/Contract Award Number )
Study First Received: July 20, 2009
Last Updated: January 14, 2010

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Weight Gain
Body Weight
Signs and Symptoms
Body Weight Changes processed this record on May 25, 2017