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A Study of the Effects of an Employee Wellness Program

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01590953
Recruitment Status : Unknown
Verified May 2012 by Richard Deichmann, MD, Ochsner Health System.
Recruitment status was:  Recruiting
First Posted : May 3, 2012
Last Update Posted : May 3, 2012
Sponsor:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Richard Deichmann, MD, Ochsner Health System

Brief Summary:
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.

Condition or disease
Obesity

Study Type : Observational
Estimated Enrollment : 80 participants
Observational Model: Case Control
Time Perspective: Prospective
Study Start Date : May 2012




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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
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

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

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Failure to pass initial physical exam

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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT01590953


Contacts
Contact: Ansley Hammons 504-842-4747 ahammons@ochsner.org
Contact: Richard Deichmann 504-842-4747 rdeichmann@ochsner.org

Locations
United States, Louisiana
Elmwood fitness center Recruiting
Harahan, Louisiana, United States, 70123
Contact: Ansley Hammons       ahammons@ochsner.org   
Sponsors and Collaborators
Richard Deichmann, MD

Responsible Party: Richard Deichmann, MD, PI, Ochsner Health System
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01590953     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 2012.049.a
First Posted: May 3, 2012    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: May 3, 2012
Last Verified: May 2012