Weight Maintenance + Intermittent Fasting for Obesity

Phase-Based Progress Estimates
ObesityWeight Maintenance + Intermittent Fasting - Other
50 - 75
All Sexes
What conditions do you have?

Study Summary

This trial suggests that fasting could be an effective alternative to traditional weight-loss methods.

Treatment Effectiveness

Study Objectives

1 Primary · 3 Secondary · Reporting Duration: Baseline, after 12 weeks of weight loss+exercise, and at 36-week weight maintenance

Week 12
Change in LPL
Change in body fat
Week 12
Change in Body Weight
Change in Gait Speed

Trial Safety

Trial Design

2 Treatment Groups

Weight Maintenance
1 of 2
Weight Maintenance + Intermittent Fasting
1 of 2

Active Control

Experimental Treatment

154 Total Participants · 2 Treatment Groups

Primary Treatment: Weight Maintenance + Intermittent Fasting · No Placebo Group · N/A

Weight Maintenance + Intermittent Fasting
Experimental Group · 1 Intervention: Weight Maintenance + Intermittent Fasting · Intervention Types: Other
Weight Maintenance
ActiveComparator Group · 1 Intervention: Weight Maintenance · Intervention Types: Other

Trial Logistics

Trial Timeline

Screening: ~3 weeks
Treatment: Varies
Reporting: baseline, after 12 weeks of weight loss+exercise, and at 36-week weight maintenance

Who is running the clinical trial?

South Texas Veterans Health Care SystemFED
17 Previous Clinical Trials
5,610 Total Patients Enrolled
Baltimore Veterans Affairs Medical CenterUNKNOWN
2 Previous Clinical Trials
110 Total Patients Enrolled
VA Office of Research and DevelopmentLead Sponsor
1,485 Previous Clinical Trials
2,742,065 Total Patients Enrolled
39 Trials studying Obesity
10,199 Patients Enrolled for Obesity
Alice S. Ryan, PhDPrincipal InvestigatorBaltimore VA Medical Center VA Maryland Health Care System, Baltimore, MD
6 Previous Clinical Trials
561 Total Patients Enrolled
1 Trials studying Obesity
103 Patients Enrolled for Obesity

Eligibility Criteria

Age 50 - 75 · All Participants · 4 Total Inclusion Criteria

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Who else is applying?

What state do they live in?
How old are they?
18 - 6575.0%
What site did they apply to?
South Texas Health Care System, San Antonio, TX100.0%
What portion of applicants met pre-screening criteria?
Met criteria60.0%
Did not meet criteria40.0%

How responsive is this trial?

Typically responds via
Most responsive sites:
  1. South Texas Health Care System, San Antonio, TX: < 48 hours
Average response time
  • < 2 Days