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A Study of the Effects of an Employee Wellness Program

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 May 2012 by Ochsner Health System.
Recruitment status was:  Recruiting
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Richard Deichmann, MD, Ochsner Health System Identifier:
First received: May 1, 2012
Last updated: May 2, 2012
Last verified: May 2012
Ochsner employees with a body mass index (BMI) greater than or equal to 30 will be enrolled in a fitness program consisting 90 days of a structured exercise program and dietary counseling. Measures of fitness including weight, BMI, cholesterol, HDL, blood pressure, and absenteeism rates will be measured at 0, 90 days, in one year.


Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Case Control
Time Perspective: Prospective

Further study details as provided by Ochsner Health System:

Estimated Enrollment: 80
Study Start Date: May 2012

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 90 Years   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
Ochsner employees with a BMI greater than or equal to 30

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Ochsner employees with a BMI greater than or equal to 30

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Failure to pass initial physical exam
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT01590953

Contact: Ansley Hammons 504-842-4747
Contact: Richard Deichmann 504-842-4747

United States, Louisiana
Elmwood fitness center Recruiting
Harahan, Louisiana, United States, 70123
Contact: Ansley Hammons   
Sponsors and Collaborators
Richard Deichmann, MD
  More Information

Responsible Party: Richard Deichmann, MD, PI, Ochsner Health System Identifier: NCT01590953     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 2012.049.a
Study First Received: May 1, 2012
Last Updated: May 2, 2012 processed this record on April 28, 2017