Prevention of Postpartum Weight Retention in Low Income WIC Women
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|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01408147|
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : August 3, 2011
Last Update Posted : May 30, 2017
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment||Phase|
|Obesity||Behavioral: Online postpartum weight control||Not Applicable|
|Study Type :||Interventional (Clinical Trial)|
|Actual Enrollment :||371 participants|
|Intervention Model:||Parallel Assignment|
|Masking:||Single (Outcomes Assessor)|
|Official Title:||Prevention of Postpartum Weight Retention in Low Income WIC Women|
|Study Start Date :||July 2011|
|Actual Primary Completion Date :||September 2016|
|Actual Study Completion Date :||December 2016|
Active Comparator: Treatment Group
This group will be allowed access to an online weight loss program. The program is designed to help low income women lose weight through lifestyle intervention.
Behavioral: Online postpartum weight control
The intervention group will be given access to an online weight loss program supplemented by monthly group meetings.
Other Name: Internet-based treatment for weight loss
No Intervention: Standard WIC care
The control group will received Standard Care as provided through WIC.
- Weight [ Time Frame: 12 months ]Women randomized to the weight loss group will be assessed at study entry, 6 months, and 12 months. Weight is the primary outcome
- Psychosocial measures [ Time Frame: 12 months ]Behavioral and psychosocial variables will be measured at study entry, 6 and 12 months.
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT01408147
|United States, California|
|California Polytechnic State University|
|San Luis Obispo, California, United States, 93401|
|United States, North Carolina|
|University of North Carolina|
|Chapel Hill, North Carolina, United States|
|Principal Investigator:||Suzanne Phelan, PhD.||California Polytechnic State University-San Luis Obispo|