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Family-Based Treatment (FBT) for Childhood Obesity and Obesity
This trial will test if a limited variety of high-energy-dense foods can help reduce body mass index over time, and if baseline habituation rate is a predictor of success.
- Childhood Obesity
Study ObjectivesOutcome measures can provide a clearer picture of what you can expect from a treatment.
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Who is running the clinical trial?
- Group 1: FBT (family-based behavioral treatment)
- Group 2: FBT+Variety
- No Placebo-Only Group - All patients enrolled in this study will receive some form of active treatment.
- Screening: It may take up to 3 Weeks to process to see if you qualify in this trial.
- Treatment: The duration you will receive the treatment varies.
- Follow Ups: You may be asked to continue sharing information regarding the trial for 6 Months after you stop receiving the treatment.
Frequently Asked Questions
Is the age requirement for this research project confined to individuals under 40?
"In order to be admissible for this trial, the age of potential participants must range between 8 and 12 years old."
Who is eligible to take part in this trial?
"Participants aged 8-12 and meeting the criteria of a BMI > 85th percentile alongside an adult caretaker with a baseline BMI > 25 kg/m2 are being admitted for this trial focused on obesity. In addition, it's imperative that the accompanying guardian is willing to attend all scheduled meetings."
Are volunteers currently being accepted for participation in this investigation?
"Affirmative. According to clinicaltrials.gov, the protocol for this medical experiment is currently recruiting participants who will be monitored at 1 site. The trial was launched on October 29th 2019 and its most recent update was made on October 30th 2022; it seeks 156 volunteers in total."
What effects does this trial hope to produce?
"The primary endpoint of this trial will measure the Child and Adult Body Mass Index over a period spanning from 0 to 6 months, and then again at 6 to 18 months. Secondary endpoints include evaluations for Child Routines, Home Food Inventory, and Compliance/Process Data such as weekly self-monitoring records completed or number of treatment sessions attended."
How many test subjects have enrolled in this clinical trial?
"Affirmative. Clinicaltrials.gov states that this medical experiment is actively recruiting participants, beginning October 29th 2019 and most recently updated on October 30th 2022. The research team seeks 156 volunteers from a single institution."
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