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Feasibility of Integrating Indirect Calorimetry (IC) Technology in Primary Care

This study has been completed.
Microlife Medical Home Solutions, Inc.
Information provided by:
Colorado Center for Chronic Care Innovations, Inc. Identifier:
First received: September 9, 2008
Last updated: September 18, 2009
Last verified: September 2009
The purpose of this study is to evaluate the feasibility of using indirect calorimetry (IC) within a comprehensive weight reduction program. Will individuals that receive a personalized nutrition program, at baseline, from IC technology respond better to treatment compared to individuals receiving IC technology at three months.

Condition Intervention
Obesity Hypertension Behavioral: Individualized IC treatment Behavioral: Usual Care

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Single (Participant)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Feasibility Study of Integrating IC Technology With the WatchWT Comprehensive Weight Reduction Program.

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Further study details as provided by Colorado Center for Chronic Care Innovations, Inc.:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Bodyweight [ Time Frame: Six Months ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Psychobehavioral: Self-Efficacy [ Time Frame: Six Months ]
  • Quality Life [ Time Frame: Six Months ]
  • Blood Pressure [ Time Frame: Six Months ]
  • Eating Behavior [ Time Frame: Six Months ]

Enrollment: 75
Study Start Date: January 2008
Study Completion Date: September 2008
Primary Completion Date: September 2008 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: E1 Behavioral: Usual Care
Individuals will receive standard dietary plan. Women will receive 1200 Kcal/day and men will receive 1600 Kcal/day. Individuals will receive RMR measurement at three months. RMR information will be used to help improve eating behavior.
Other Name: MedGem indirect Calorimeter
Active Comparator: A1 Behavioral: Individualized IC treatment
Individuals will receive IC measurement at baseline and three months. Nutrition and physical activity plan will be developed and adjusted from measured RMR and lifestyle.
Other Name: MedGem indirect Calorimeter


Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 70 Years   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes

Inclusion Criteria:

  • BMI greater than 30 kg/m2
  • 18-70 years of age

Exclusion Criteria:

  • No participation in other weight loss efforts outside study.
  • Pregnant or lactating
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00750022

United States, Colorado
Colorado Center for Chronic Care Innovations
Westminster, Colorado, United States, 80031
Sponsors and Collaborators
Colorado Center for Chronic Care Innovations, Inc.
Microlife Medical Home Solutions, Inc.
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Publications automatically indexed to this study by Identifier (NCT Number):
Responsible Party: Scott McDoniel; Director of Clinical Affairs, Microlife Medical Home Solutions, Inc. Identifier: NCT00750022     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: WCPC-0101
Study First Received: September 9, 2008
Last Updated: September 18, 2009 processed this record on August 23, 2017