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Behavioral Intervention

Wellness Coaching for Obesity

Led By Moghboeba Mosavel, PhD
Research Sponsored by Virginia Commonwealth University
Eligibility Criteria Checklist
Specific guidelines that determine who can or cannot participate in a clinical trial
Must have
Age 18 and older
Be older than 18 years old
Screening 3 weeks
Treatment Varies
Follow Up 18 months
Awards & highlights

Study Summary

This trial is testing a weight-loss program for African American adults who are at an increased risk for obesity and cardiometabolic disease.

Who is the study for?
This trial is for African American adults living in Petersburg, VA who are interested in community-based healthy lifestyle changes like walking and diet adjustments. Participants must be over 18 years old and not currently involved in other weight loss programs or using weight loss medications.Check my eligibility
What is being tested?
The study tests a Wellness Engagement Intervention through 'house chats' to promote weight management within the community. It aims to evaluate how feasible and acceptable this grassroots approach is for participants.See study design
What are the potential side effects?
Since the intervention involves lifestyle modifications rather than medication, side effects may include typical exercise-related issues such as muscle soreness or strain from increased physical activity.

Eligibility Criteria

Inclusion Criteria

You may be eligible if you check “Yes” for the criteria below
I am 18 years old or older.


Screening ~ 3 weeks
Treatment ~ Varies
Follow Up ~18 months
This trial's timeline: 3 weeks for screening, Varies for treatment, and 18 months for reporting.

Treatment Details

Study Objectives

Outcome measures can provide a clearer picture of what you can expect from a treatment.
Primary outcome measures
Feasibility: Delivery Model
Feasibility: House Chat Leaders (HCL)
Feasibility: Participants
Secondary outcome measures
Acceptability: Attendance
Acceptability: Retention

Trial Design

2Treatment groups
Experimental Treatment
Active Control
Group I: InterventionExperimental Treatment1 Intervention
Wellness Ambassadors will undergo training to recruit and deliver a lifestyle intervention to members of their social networks. HCL in the intervention group will deliver the intervention immediately following baseline visits and randomization.
Group II: Delayed InterventionActive Control1 Intervention
Wellness Ambassadors will undergo training to recruit and deliver a lifestyle intervention to members of their social networks. HCL in the delayed intervention group will deliver the intervention after 24 week data collection visits are complete.

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Who is running the clinical trial?

Virginia Commonwealth UniversityLead Sponsor
697 Previous Clinical Trials
22,884,986 Total Patients Enrolled
29 Trials studying Obesity
5,709 Patients Enrolled for Obesity
National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK)NIH
2,356 Previous Clinical Trials
4,315,056 Total Patients Enrolled
446 Trials studying Obesity
588,928 Patients Enrolled for Obesity
Moghboeba Mosavel, PhDPrincipal InvestigatorVirginia Commonwealth University

Media Library

Wellness Engagement Intervention (Behavioral Intervention) Clinical Trial Eligibility Overview. Trial Name: NCT05544708 — N/A
Obesity Clinical Trial 2023: Wellness Engagement Intervention Highlights & Side Effects. Trial Name: NCT05544708 — N/A
Wellness Engagement Intervention (Behavioral Intervention) 2023 Treatment Timeline for Medical Study. Trial Name: NCT05544708 — N/A
Obesity Research Study Groups: Intervention, Delayed Intervention

Frequently Asked Questions

These questions and answers are submitted by anonymous patients, and have not been verified by our internal team.

What is the highest amount of participants in this medical study?

"Affirmative. Clinicaltrials.gov attests that this medical trial, initially posted on December 1st 2022, is still recruiting participants. Ten individuals are necessary from one site to partake in the study."

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Are enrollments currently open for this investigation?

"Affirmative. According to the details provided on clinicaltrials.gov, this study is currently searching for 10 individuals across 1 site to take part in their research. The trial was initially posted on December 1st 2022 and had its most recent amendment made September 13th of that year."

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~4 spots leftby Nov 2024