Dyad Plus for Childhood Obesity

Phase-Based Progress Estimates
Childhood Obesity+4 MoreDyad Plus - Behavioral
13 - 65
All Sexes
What conditions do you have?

Study Summary

This trial will test whether a weight loss program that involves both kids and their parents is more effective than a program that just involves the kids.

Eligible Conditions
  • Childhood Obesity
  • Obesity in Adolescents
  • Parent-Child Relationship
  • Weight Loss
  • Family and Household

Treatment Effectiveness

Effectiveness Progress

1 of 3

Study Objectives

1 Primary · 11 Secondary · Reporting Duration: 6 months

6 months
Alanine Aminotransferase-Levels of ALT for all participants, measured in units per liter
Aspartate Transaminase
BMI z-score
Caloric intake expressed in kcals
Concentration of fasting Insulin for all participants, mg/dL
Concentration of fasting glucose for all participants, mg/dL
Concentration of total cholesterol (mg/dL)
Economic costs of the three intervention arms over duration of program (USD)
Hemoglobin A1c concentration for all participants, measured in percentage
Physical Activity Assessed by Accelerometry
Physical Activity Assessed by IPAQ
Physical Activity Assessed by PAQ-A

Trial Safety

Safety Progress

1 of 3

Trial Design

3 Treatment Groups

Adolescent Participants
1 of 3
Caregivers of Adolescent Participants
1 of 3
1 of 3

Active Control

Experimental Treatment

90 Total Participants · 3 Treatment Groups

Primary Treatment: Dyad Plus · No Placebo Group · N/A

Caregivers of Adolescent Participants
Experimental Group · 1 Intervention: By Design Essentials · Intervention Types: Behavioral
Experimental Group · 1 Intervention: Dyad Plus · Intervention Types: Behavioral
Adolescent Participants
ActiveComparator Group · 1 Intervention: Brenner FIT Standard · Intervention Types: Behavioral

Trial Logistics

Trial Timeline

Screening: ~3 weeks
Treatment: Varies
Reporting: 6 months

Who is running the clinical trial?

Wake Forest University Health SciencesLead Sponsor
1,127 Previous Clinical Trials
1,137,337 Total Patients Enrolled
National Institutes of Health (NIH)NIH
2,444 Previous Clinical Trials
24,578,353 Total Patients Enrolled
Justin MoorePrincipal InvestigatorWake Forest University Health Sciences

Eligibility Criteria

Age 13 - 65 · All Participants · 4 Total Inclusion Criteria

Mark “Yes” if the following statements are true for you:
You are eligible for enrollment in Brenner FIT and/or By Design Essentials.
You have a caregiver who is overweight or obese.