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Hormonal and Metabolic Effects of Weight Loss

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 August 2009 by Charite University, Berlin, Germany.
Recruitment status was:  Recruiting
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Charite University, Berlin, Germany Identifier:
First received: August 5, 2009
Last updated: NA
Last verified: August 2009
History: No changes posted
The investigators here propose to evaluate the hormonal and metabolic effects of weight loss, including evaluation of changes in several tissues.

Condition Intervention
Obesity Behavioral: lifestyle

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Hormonal and Metabolic Effects of Weight Loss

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Further study details as provided by Charite University, Berlin, Germany:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • hormonal and metabolic changes during weight loss [ Time Frame: 6 month ]

Estimated Enrollment: 400
Study Start Date: December 2007
Estimated Primary Completion Date: December 2013 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Intervention Details:
    Behavioral: lifestyle
    lifestyle intervention, including diet, physical activity and behavioral changes

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 75 Years   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes

Inclusion Criteria:

  • BMI > 27 kg/m2 (adults)

Exclusion Criteria:

  • pregnancy, breastfeeding
  • patients with:

    • heart failure
    • impaired hepatic or renal function
    • anaemia
    • disturbed coagulation
    • infection, malabsorption
    • severe hypertension
    • any other endocrine disorder
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00953264

Contact: Joachim Spranger, Prof.

Charite Recruiting
Berlin, Germany, 12200
Contact: Joacim Spranger, Prof.   
Sponsors and Collaborators
Charite University, Berlin, Germany
  More Information

Responsible Party: Professor J. Spranger, Charité-Universitätsmedizin Berlin, Department of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Nutrition Identifier: NCT00953264     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: EA4/042/07
Study First Received: August 5, 2009
Last Updated: August 5, 2009

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Weight Loss
Body Weight Changes
Body Weight
Signs and Symptoms processed this record on August 22, 2017