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Obesity Intervention "Obeldicks" for Obese Children, Adolescents and Their Parents (Obeldicks)

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00435734
Recruitment Status : Active, not recruiting
First Posted : February 15, 2007
Last Update Posted : November 5, 2020
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Thomas Reinehr, University of Witten/Herdecke

Brief Summary:
The intervention program "Obeldicks" was developed for obese children aged 6 to 16 years. This intervention is gender- and age specific. The 12-months intervention is based on nutrition course, behaviour therapy and exercise therapy. The evaluation compromised quality of structure, process and results of the intervention. Primary outcome measure is change of weight status as standard deviation score of BMI. Furthermore, cardiovascular risk factor profile, hormones (e.g. iGF-I, thyroid hormones, vitamin D status)adipocytokines, GI- hormones, intima media thickness are measured prior to and after the one-year intervention. The changes of these hormones and adipocytokines will allow to answer the questions whether the alterations of these hormones are a cause or consequence of overweight. Additionally, a genetic screening is performed to characterize the participants to probably predict response to intervention.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment
Obesity Behavioral: obesity intervention

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Study Type : Observational
Actual Enrollment : 4000 participants
Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Evaluation of the Intervention Program "Obeldicks" for Obese Children and Adolescents
Study Start Date : July 1999
Estimated Primary Completion Date : December 2030
Estimated Study Completion Date : December 2030

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. change of BMI-SDS [ Time Frame: 20 years ]

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. change of GI hormones [ Time Frame: 10 years ]
  2. change of adipocytokines [ Time Frame: 10 years ]
  3. change of cardiovascualr risk factors [ Time Frame: 10 years ]
  4. change of metabolomics [ Time Frame: 10 years ]
  5. change of psychological variables [ Time Frame: 10 years ]

Biospecimen Retention:   Samples Without DNA
frozen Serum probes

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Ages Eligible for Study:   6 Years to 18 Years   (Child, Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
clinic based study of obese children

Inclusion Criteria:

  • BMI> 97. percentile for age and gender

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Psychiatric disorders
  • Endocrine disorders

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Vestische Children´s Hospital
Datteln, Germany, 45711
Sponsors and Collaborators
University of Witten/Herdecke
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Principal Investigator: Thomas Reinehr Vestische Children´s Hospital
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Responsible Party: Thomas Reinehr, Head of Department of Pediatric Endocrinology Diabetes and Nutrition Medicine, University of Witten/Herdecke
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00435734    
Other Study ID Numbers: GFEL011174506
First Posted: February 15, 2007    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: November 5, 2020
Last Verified: November 2020
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Nutrition Disorders
Body Weight