A Trial of One to One Weight Management in Primary Care
This trial is active, not recruiting.
|Treatment||structured lifestyle support|
|Sponsor||London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine|
|Start date||June 2009|
|End date||December 2010|
|Trial size||380 participants|
|Trial identifier||NCT00891943, Sponsors number:PHPEPW71, phpepw71|
The purpose of this study is to conduct a randomised controlled trial to assess the sustained effects on weight, selected risk factors and sense of well-being of offering individualized weight management advice in the primary care setting to patients who wish to lose weight; and to identify the key factors influencing the success of the intervention.
|United States||No locations recruiting|
|Other Countries||No locations recruiting|
|Endpoint classification||efficacy study|
|Intervention model||parallel assignment|
|Masking||single blind (outcomes assessor)|
Changes in weight, waist circumference and percent body fat at 12 months.
time frame: 12 months
Weight, waist circumference, and percent body fat at 6 months.
time frame: 0 and 6 months
BMI, blood pressure, resting heart rate; obesity and weight related quality of life, Rosenberg measure of self-esteem changes at 12 months.
time frame: 0 and 12 months
Male or female participants at least 18 years old.
Inclusion Criteria: - 18 years or over - BMI ≥ 25 kg/m2 - GP confirmation Exclusion Criteria: - pregnant or lactating women - patients with renal failure, pacemakers or cancer - participating in other research affecting weight - Ability to complete questionnaires - Ability to give consent
|Official title||A Randomised Controlled Trial of a One to One Weight Management Intervention in Primary Care|
|Principal investigator||Kiran Nanchahal, MSc|
|Description||Primary care could make a substantial impact on the increasing prevalence of overweight and obesity and their associated adverse impact on health. The lack of a proven intervention may deter health professionals in primary care from providing support to their overweight patients as few obese people recall receiving weight control advice from a health professional. In this study we aim to conduct a large scale randomised controlled trial to assess the effectiveness of a longer-term structured lifestyle support programme provided by a research nurse and the provision of pedometers compared to usual care in overweight/ obese adults who wish to lose weight. We will assess the degree of weight loss over a period of 12 months as well as related factors such as changes in waist circumference, quality of life and cost-effectiveness of the interventions. The research is highly relevant to policy making at both national and local levels.|
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