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Analysis of De-identified Data From Commercially-available App Lose It!

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT03136692
Recruitment Status : Active, not recruiting
First Posted : May 2, 2017
Last Update Posted : May 12, 2017
Sponsor:
Collaborator:
FitNow Inc
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

Brief Summary:
The study team analyzed de-identified user data provided by the commercial app Lose It!, an entity of FitNow, Inc.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment
Overweight and Obesity Behavioral: Lose It! commercial weight loss app

Detailed Description:
The study team analyzed de-identified user data collected by Lose It! for the purposes of investigating behavioral aspects of weight loss and maintenance, including engagement with the platform; user-reported data on diet, exercise, and other behaviors; data generated by Lose It! describing macronutrient or total calorie intake; periodicity of weight-related actions; user-reported demographic information; and any data from linked applications within Lose It!. All data was anonymized and exchanged as limited data sets.

Study Type : Observational
Actual Enrollment : 7007 participants
Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Retrospective
Official Title: Analysis of De-identified Data From Commercially-available App Lose It!
Actual Study Start Date : May 1, 2016
Estimated Primary Completion Date : May 1, 2018
Estimated Study Completion Date : May 1, 2018

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Intervention Details:
  • Behavioral: Lose It! commercial weight loss app
    Lose It! is a commercial weight loss smart phone app designed for easy caloric tracking. It provides a free mobile and web interface for users to construct an individualized weight loss plan by entering their goal weight and desired weekly weight loss. Using the user's height, current weight, gender and age, the app generates a daily caloric budget designed for the user to reach their goal. Users can then log their caloric intake, exercise, and weight to track progress toward their goal.


Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Percent body weight lost [ Time Frame: five months ]
    Percent body weight lost over first five months of 2016



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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 80 Years   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
New app users located in the U.S. and Canada, between 18 and 80 years of age, that are overweight (25 < BMI < 30) or obese (BMI > 30), who actively used the app each month from January to May of 2016, defined as users who logged food at least 8 times during the first or second half of each month (January, February, March, April and May).
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

- New app users located in the U.S. and Canada, between 18 and 80 years of age, that are overweight (25 < BMI < 30) or obese (BMI > 30), who actively used the app each month from January to May of 2016, defined as users who logged food at least 8 times during the first or second half of each month (January, February, March, April and May).

Exclusion Criteria:


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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT03136692


Sponsors and Collaborators
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
FitNow Inc
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Lawrence Cheskin, MD Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

Publications automatically indexed to this study by ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number):
Responsible Party: Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT03136692     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: Lose It! data analysis
First Posted: May 2, 2017    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: May 12, 2017
Last Verified: May 2017
Individual Participant Data (IPD) Sharing Statement:
Plan to Share IPD: No

Studies a U.S. FDA-regulated Drug Product: No
Studies a U.S. FDA-regulated Device Product: No

Keywords provided by Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health:
app
weight loss
diet
behavior

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Overweight
Body Weight
Signs and Symptoms