Parent-based treatment- All caregivers (PBT-AC) for Minority Health

Phase-Based Progress Estimates
UC San Diego Center for Healthy Eating and Activity Research (CHEAR), La Jolla, CA
Minority Health+3 More
Parent-based treatment- All caregivers (PBT-AC) - Behavioral
< 18
All Sexes
What conditions do you have?

Study Summary

The objective of this proposed study is to collect initial efficacy data on a telehealth family-based behavioral program for Latino children with overweight or obesity, which also includes additional caregiver support (PBT-AC), compared with health education (HE).

Eligible Conditions

  • Minority Health
  • Obesity

Treatment Effectiveness

Effectiveness Progress

1 of 3

Other trials for Minority Health

Study Objectives

1 Primary · 12 Secondary · Reporting Duration: Change from baseline to month 3, 6, 12, and 18

Month 3
Child anthropometric change as measured by age and sex adjusted body mass index (BMIz)
Parent body mass index (BMI) as measured by height and weight
Month 6
Child HgbA1c levels as measured by blood collection
Child dietary intake as measured by 2, 24-hour dietary recalled obtained from the primary parent
Child eating behavior as measured by the Child Eating Behavioral Questionnaire (CEBQ)
Child lipid (e.g., cholesterol) levels as measured by blood collection
Child physical activity as measured by parent reported participation in physical and sedentary activity
Families' home food environment as measured by the Home Food Interview (HFI)
Family functioning as measured by the McMaster Family Assessment Device (FAD)
Parent dietary intake as measured by the Automated Self-Administered 24-Hour (ASA24®) Dietary Assessment Tool
Parent eating behavior as measured by the Adult Eating Behavioral Questionnaire (AEBQ)
Parent physical activity as measured by the International Physical Activity Questionnaire (IPAQ)
Parenting strategies, confidence, and self-efficacy as measured by the Alabama Parenting Questionnaire (APQ)

Trial Safety

Safety Progress

1 of 3

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Trial Design

2 Treatment Groups

Health Education
1 of 2
1 of 2
Active Control
Experimental Treatment

160 Total Participants · 2 Treatment Groups

Primary Treatment: Parent-based treatment- All caregivers (PBT-AC) · No Placebo Group · N/A

Experimental Group · 1 Intervention: Parent-based treatment- All caregivers (PBT-AC) · Intervention Types: Behavioral
Health Education
ActiveComparator Group · 1 Intervention: Health Education (HE) · Intervention Types: Behavioral

Trial Logistics

Trial Timeline

Approximate Timeline
Screening: ~3 weeks
Treatment: Varies
Reporting: change from baseline to month 3, 6, 12, and 18
Closest Location: UC San Diego Center for Healthy Eating and Activity Research (CHEAR) · La Jolla, CA
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N/AFirst Recorded Clinical Trial
1 TrialsResearching Minority Health
0 CompletedClinical Trials

Who is running the clinical trial?

National Institutes of Health (NIH)NIH
2,390 Previous Clinical Trials
24,521,397 Total Patients Enrolled
University of Southern CaliforniaOTHER
813 Previous Clinical Trials
1,360,506 Total Patients Enrolled
University of California, San DiegoLead Sponsor
1,007 Previous Clinical Trials
1,793,004 Total Patients Enrolled
National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities (NIMHD)NIH
264 Previous Clinical Trials
448,769 Total Patients Enrolled
Children's Hospital Los AngelesOTHER
203 Previous Clinical Trials
5,072,056 Total Patients Enrolled
Kerri Boutelle, Ph.D.Principal InvestigatorUC San Diego
7 Previous Clinical Trials
1,446 Total Patients Enrolled

Eligibility Criteria

Age < 18 · All Participants · 8 Total Inclusion Criteria

Mark “yes” if the following statements are true for you:
You have a body mass index (BMI) of at least 85% percentile for age and sex.
You are responsible for food preparation.
You have at least one other person who is willing to commit to attending at least 50% of all treatment visits.
Parent and caregiver can read and speak Spanish or English at a minimum of a 5th grade level, and willing to participate in a group setting in Spanish or English together.
Parent and caregiver must have access to a device that can facilitate zoom meetings

About The Reviewer

Michael Gill preview

Michael Gill - B. Sc.

First Published: October 9th, 2021

Last Reviewed: August 12th, 2022

Michael Gill holds a Bachelors of Science in Integrated Science and Mathematics from McMaster University. During his degree he devoted considerable time modeling the pharmacodynamics of promising drug candidates. Since then, he has leveraged this knowledge of the investigational new drug ecosystem to help his father navigate clinical trials for multiple myeloma, an experience which prompted him to co-found Power Life Sciences: a company that helps patients access randomized controlled trials.