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Girls Health Enrichment Multi-Site Studies (GEMS)

This study has been completed.
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00000615
First Posted: October 28, 1999
Last Update Posted: October 4, 2006
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Information provided by:
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI)
  Purpose
To develop and test interventions to prevent obesity by decreasing weight gain during the high-risk transitional period from pre-puberty to puberty in African-American girls who are at high risk for developing obesity.

Condition Intervention Phase
Cardiovascular Diseases Heart Diseases Obesity Behavioral: diet, reducing Phase 2

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Primary Purpose: Prevention

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Further study details as provided by National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI):

Study Start Date: August 1999
Estimated Study Completion Date: November 2006
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  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   8 Years to 10 Years   (Child)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   Female
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria
African-American girls, age 8-10 years.
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00000615


Sponsors and Collaborators
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI)
Investigators
OverallOfficial: Tom Baronowski Baylor College of Medicine
OverallOfficial: Robert Klesges University of Memphis
OverallOfficial: Thomas Robinson Stanford University
OverallOfficial: James Rochon George Washington University
OverallOfficial: Mary Story University of Minnesota, MN
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Publications:

Publications automatically indexed to this study by ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number):
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00000615     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 118
First Submitted: October 27, 1999
First Posted: October 28, 1999
Last Update Posted: October 4, 2006
Last Verified: April 2005

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Cardiovascular Diseases
Heart Diseases