H2GO! for Childhood Obesity

Boston University School of Public Health, Boston, MA
Childhood ObesityH2GO! - Behavioral
Any Age
All Sexes

Study Summary

This trial will test whether a 12-session intervention can reduce sugar-sweetened beverage consumption and childhood obesity.

Eligible Conditions
  • Childhood Obesity

Treatment Effectiveness

Study Objectives

1 Primary · 2 Secondary · Reporting Duration: Baseline,12 months

Baseline, 12 months
Change in sugar-sweetened beverage intake
Baseline,12 months
Change in water intake
Change in youth empowerment
baseline, 12 months
Change in child body mass index (BMI) z score

Trial Safety

Awards & Highlights

No Placebo Group
All patients enrolled in this trial will receive the new treatment.

Trial Design

2 Treatment Groups

1 of 2
1 of 2

Active Control

Experimental Treatment

900 Total Participants · 2 Treatment Groups

Primary Treatment: H2GO! · No Placebo Group · N/A

Experimental Group · 1 Intervention: H2GO! · Intervention Types: Behavioral
ComparisonNoIntervention Group · 1 Intervention: Comparison · Intervention Types:
First Studied
Drug Approval Stage
How many patients have taken this drug

Trial Logistics

Trial Timeline

Screening: ~3 weeks
Treatment: Varies
Reporting: baseline,12 months

Who is running the clinical trial?

Boston UniversityLead Sponsor
432 Previous Clinical Trials
9,891,017 Total Patients Enrolled
University of Massachusetts, WorcesterOTHER
318 Previous Clinical Trials
754,382 Total Patients Enrolled
Massachusetts Alliance of Boys and Girls ClubsUNKNOWN
Monica Wang, ScDPrincipal InvestigatorBoston University
1 Previous Clinical Trials
207 Total Patients Enrolled

Eligibility Criteria

Age Any Age · All Participants · 7 Total Inclusion Criteria

Mark “Yes” if the following statements are true for you:
Children who meet the requirements to participate in the study.
You are between 9 and 12 years old.
You are currently participating in another study at a BGC site.
You can speak and understand English.
You are able and willing to give your permission to participate in the study.
A parent or caregiver has given permission for you to participate.
The study does not include children as participants.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is this trial open to new participants at the present moment?

"Information posted on clinicaltrials.gov reveals that this trial is presently seeking participants, with the original posting occurring October 22nd 2020 and lastly updated January 27th 2022." - Anonymous Online Contributor

Unverified Answer

To what extent is participation in this trial limited?

"Right. According to clinicaltrials.gov, this research endeavour is recruiting individuals for participation; it was originally posted on October 22nd, 2020 and last updated on January 27th 2022. The study needs a total of 900 participants from one single site." - Anonymous Online Contributor

Unverified Answer
Please Note: These questions and answers are submitted by anonymous patients, and have not been verified by our internal team.