Noom Health for Weight Loss

Phase-Based Estimates
1
Effectiveness
1
Safety
Department of Psychiatry, Eating and Weight Disorders Program, New York, NY
Weight Loss+2 More
Noom Health - Behavioral
Eligibility
18 - 65
All Sexes
Eligible conditions
Weight Loss

Study Summary

This study is evaluating whether a mobile app can help individuals with weight loss and weight loss maintenance.

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Eligible Conditions

  • Weight Loss
  • Body Weight
  • Obesity

Treatment Effectiveness

Effectiveness Estimate

1 of 3

Compared to trials

Study Objectives

This trial is evaluating whether Noom Health will improve 2 primary outcomes and 14 secondary outcomes in patients with Weight Loss. Measurement will happen over the course of Baseline and 6 Months.

Baseline and 12 Months
12-Month Completion Status
Adherence to intervention measured using a percentage of the total number of available app features used from Baseline to 12 Months
Change in Self-Efficacy for Healthy Eating using the Diet Self-Efficacy Scale (DIET-SE) from Baseline to 12 Months
Percent of Successful Technological Fixes
Baseline and 24 Months
Change in Anxiety using the Depression Anxiety Stress Scales (DASS) from Baseline to 24 Months
Change in CDC NCHS National Health Interview Survey
Change in Caloric Intake using the Automated Self-Administered Recall System (ASA24) from Baseline to 24 months
Change in Depression using the Depression Anxiety Stress Scales (DASS) from Baseline to 24 Months
Change in Dietary Behavior using the Eating Disorder Examination Questionnaire (EDE-Q) from Baseline to 24 Months
Change in Mental Composite Score (MCS) using the Short-Form-36 (SF-36) from Baseline to 24 Months
Change in Physical Activity using the International Physical Activity Questionnaire (IPAQ) from Baseline to 24 Months
Change in Physical Composite Score (PCS) using the Short-Form-36 (SF-36) from Baseline to 24 Months
Change in Sleep Impairment using the PROMIS Sleep Related Impairment Survey from Baseline to 24 Months
Change in Stress using the Depression Anxiety Stress Scales (DASS) from Baseline to 24 Months
Change in Weight from Baseline to 24 Months
Baseline and 6 Months
Change in Weight from Baseline to 6 Months

Trial Safety

Safety Estimate

1 of 3

Compared to trials

Trial Design

2 Treatment Groups

Noom Digital Health
Noom Health

This trial requires 600 total participants across 2 different treatment groups

This trial involves 2 different treatments. Noom Health is the primary treatment being studied. Participants will all receive the same treatment. There is no placebo group. The treatments being tested are not being studied for commercial purposes.

Noom Health
Behavioral
Noom Digital Health
Behavioral

Trial Logistics

Trial Timeline

Approximate Timeline
Screening: ~3 weeks
Treatment: Varies
Reporting: baseline and 24 months
This trial has the following approximate timeline: 3 weeks for initial screening, variable treatment timelines, and roughly baseline and 24 months for reporting.

Who is running the study

Principal Investigator
T. H.
Prof. Tom Hildebrandt, Associate Professor and Chief of the Division of Eating & Weight Disorders
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

Closest Location

Department of Psychiatry, Eating and Weight Disorders Program - New York, NY

Eligibility Criteria

This trial is for patients born any sex between 18 and 65 years old. There are 4 eligibility criteria to participate in this trial as listed below.

Mark “yes” if the following statements are true for you:
BMI > 27 kg/m2
Ages of 18 and 60 at entry to the study
Speak English
Participants must be interested in the Noom app

Patient Q&A Section

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

Have there been other clinical trials involving noom health?

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Most of the studies are of high quality, but they are limited for other domains. More studies, addressing other important elements of the noom programme, such as psychological impacts and benefits other than weight loss, are required.

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What are common treatments for weight loss?

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Weight loss is usually achieved using dieting, exercise (walking, swimming, biking), or bariatrics, with some use of exercise machines, appetite stimulants, or surgically induced weight reduction. The bariatric surgery is also often recommended as an alternative to dieting and exercise. Obesity may be treated with medications: obesity medications may help loss of weight, and medications for other comorbidities may help maintain weight control.

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What is weight loss?

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The main reason for weight loss and loss of BMI is fatness, which in itself should stimulate weight loss. Factors other than fatness may be involved in the maintenance of high weight, especially among adolescents.

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What causes weight loss?

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Recent findings shows a strong relationship between sleep fragmentation and weight loss. Recent findings also showed that sleep-related variables are related to weight change in overweight individuals. This relationship is present even when controlling for sleep disturbance, sleep duration, and circadian disruption. Sleep fragmentation is likely to have a key role in weight loss by reducing appetite in overweight and obese individuals. sleep loss appears to be a common and potential modifiable risk factor for weight loss.

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What are the signs of weight loss?

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The following disorders are associated with a significant weight loss. The most prevalent was diabetes mellitus, which was the cause of 12% of all weight loss cases. Patients who had other signs of diabetes may also have other causes of weight loss such as starvation, eating disorders, or medications. Other disorders associated with weight loss include: gastrointestinal disorders, liver diseases, adrenal conditions, endocrinopathy, sleep disorders, and psychiatric disturbances.\n

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How many people get weight loss a year in the United States?

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Every year, approximately 28.9 million US adults lose (or lose a combined total of 46.9 million pounds, or 3.6% of their total body weight) in their weight control effort. In the United States, this number has quadrupled in the past 10 years. This is a major public health epidemic that can be addressed using the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force lifestyle change and screening guidelines.

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Can weight loss be cured?

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Weight loss can be achieved in patients who have had a weight loss of > 20% for at least 5 months. The magnitude of the weight loss obtained is positively associated with both the rate of weight regain and the percentage of the original body weight lost.

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What are the latest developments in noom health for therapeutic use?

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In summary, noom health, for which no clinical evidence for effect is available, can reduce excessive fat deposits around the body and can improve general health without the use of weight-reducing diet.

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Who should consider clinical trials for weight loss?

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Clinical trials with placebo control seem to be the most efficient and reliable study design for evaluation of the efficacy of an intervention for sustained weight loss under controlled conditions.

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Is noom health safe for people?

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There is no evidence suggesting that the noom method or its accompanying benefits are safe or effective for weight loss. If you think you might have a health condition that may be worsened by the noom method, you should call your Health Minister. If you're not overweight and think noom method might help you get a job or promotion, you should get a professional opinion.

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What is the average age someone gets weight loss?

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A more precise and accurate way of estimating the average age of people who lose the most weight is by calculating the age of the body mass. This is one way of knowing not only what the average age is but what that age is when people have had a BMI between 18 and 29. The average age of those with a BMI between 15 and 19 at birth fell into the 80s.\n\nThe following are some foods that can help with the problem of obesity and the resultant illnesses. They are very easy to carry out, but they may not be the easiest way to lose weight.\n\nThere are many weight loss programs around to help people of all ages to lose weight. Programs will help anyone.

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Have there been any new discoveries for treating weight loss?

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The only new discovery was one that involves a novel device that has some of the properties of a gastric band while allowing you to look at your phone or computer while you are eating during meal times. It seems that some patients enjoy this type of device better than anything else on the market since it has some of the properties of a gastric band (e.g., it is adjustable) while making eating from the dining table easier. More and more people are becoming interested in this device.

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