Dyadic intervention for Obesity

Phase-Based Progress Estimates
William S. Middleton Memorial Veterans Hospital, Madison, WI, Madison, WI
Dyadic intervention - Behavioral
All Sexes
What conditions do you have?

Study Summary

This trial will test whether living with a supportive adult helps Veterans lose weight. Dyadic intervention is a treatment for obesity that involves two people and can be done online. This treatment has been approved by the FDA for a different condition, but no patients in this trial will receive a placebo.

Treatment Effectiveness

Effectiveness Progress

1 of 3

Study Objectives

1 Primary · 1 Secondary · Reporting Duration: 72 weeks

72 weeks
Body weight (lb)
obesity-specific quality of life

Trial Safety

Safety Progress

1 of 3

Trial Design

2 Treatment Groups

Veteran-only intervention
1 of 2
Dyadic intervention
1 of 2
Active Control
Experimental Treatment

300 Total Participants · 2 Treatment Groups

Primary Treatment: Dyadic intervention · No Placebo Group · N/A

Dyadic intervention
Experimental Group · 1 Intervention: Dyadic intervention · Intervention Types: Behavioral
Veteran-only intervention
ActiveComparator Group · 1 Intervention: Veteran-only intervention · Intervention Types: Behavioral

Trial Logistics

Trial Timeline

Approximate Timeline
Screening: ~3 weeks
Treatment: Varies
Reporting: 72 weeks
Closest Location: William S. Middleton Memorial Veterans Hospital, Madison, WI · Madison, WI
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2016First Recorded Clinical Trial
3 TrialsResearching Obesity
17 CompletedClinical Trials

Who is running the clinical trial?

VA Office of Research and DevelopmentLead Sponsor
1,462 Previous Clinical Trials
2,748,921 Total Patients Enrolled
38 Trials studying Obesity
9,899 Patients Enrolled for Obesity
Corrine I. Voils, PhDPrincipal InvestigatorWilliam S. Middleton Memorial Veterans Hospital, Madison, WI
4 Previous Clinical Trials
1,394 Total Patients Enrolled

Eligibility Criteria

Age 18+ · All Participants · 10 Total Inclusion Criteria

Mark “yes” if the following statements are true for you:
You have a BMI of at least 30 kg/m2.
You are overweight or obese and want to lose weight.

About The Reviewer

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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.