Interventions for Lifestyle Changes to Promote Weight Reduction, a Randomized Controlled Trial in Primary Health Care (LÄTTA)
The purpose of this study is to examine the effects of a weight reduction program in adults, seen in a primary care setting, with overweight/obesity perceived as a health problem or with diseases related to overweight/obesity and ambitions to achieve weight reduction as part of treatment.
|Study Design:||Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double Blind (Subject, Caregiver)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
|Official Title:||Interventions for Lifestyle Changes to Promote Weight Reduction, a Randomized Controlled Trial in Primary Health Care|
- Proportion of patients who achieved target weight at two years [ Time Frame: 2 years ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
- Clinical or laboratory manifestations of their baseline illness (type 2 diabetes, hypertension, CHD, dyslipidemia) or death of any cause. [ Time Frame: 5 years ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
|Study Start Date:||October 2004|
|Study Completion Date:||October 2011|
|Primary Completion Date:||June 2011 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)|
Experimental: Intensive lifestyle counseling
Both dietary advice and individualized advice on increased regular physical activity.
Other: Intensive lifestyle counseling
Both dietary advice and individualized advice on increased regular physical activity
No Intervention: Usual care
Patients seeking advice for overweight/obesity or illness related to overweight/obesity at eight primary health care centers in Sweden were randomized either to intervention or control care groups with both dietary advice and individualized advice on increased regular physical activity. Main outcome measures were reduction in body weight of 5 percent or more from study start.
Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT01606917
|Orebro County Council|
|Orebro, Sweden, 70116|
|Principal Investigator:||Stefan P.O Jansson, MD PhD student||Family Medicine Research Centre, Örebro County Council, School of Health and Medical Sciences, Örebro University|