A Pilot Study of Diabetes Risk Reduction Program With WIC Mothers(The Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children) Overweight WIC Mothers

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National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Status and phase

Phase 3


Prevention of Weight Gain


Other: lifestyle intervention

Study type


Funder types



DK74511 (completed)
1R34DK074511-01A1 (U.S. NIH Grant/Contract)

Details and patient eligibility


  1. to evaluate treatment fidelity of DRRP: study design, training of interventionists, delivery and receipt of the intervention, and application of the intervention in real-life settings; 2) to identify successful strategies for participant recruitment and maintaining active participation; 3) to collect and analyze preliminary indicators of DRRP's effect on dietary intake, physical activity, stress responses, and body weight; and 4) To evaluate sample representativeness of the target audience, implementation and acceptability of DRRP, and attrition rate.




18 to 34 years old


Accepts Healthy Volunteers

Inclusion and exclusion criteria

Inclusion Criteria:Non-pregnant women between 18 and 34 years old who understood and spoke English and had a measured BMI between 25.0 and 39.9 kg/m2 were eligible for this study. Additional inclusion criteria included having a youngest child between 6 weeks and 3.5 years of age enrolled in one of our three collaborating WIC locations, not planning to become pregnant or change WIC clinics during the study, providing accurate contact information, agreeing to notify researchers with changes in contact information or pregnancy status, willingness to accept randomized participation assignments, being willing to participate in the project for 1.5 years, and consenting to have blood glucose tested via finger stick.

Exclusion Criteria: women with fasting blood glucose greater than 126 mg/dl or random blood glucose greater than 200 mg/dl, self-reported type 1 or 2 diabetes or an eating disorder, or inability to walk more than one block without resting or shortness of breath were excluded. Eligible participants provided their individual telephone and address and a telephone number of one back-up contact (relative, friend, or neighbor).

Trial design

0 participants in 1 patient group

lifestyle intervention
Experimental group
Control group: usual WIC care
Other: lifestyle intervention

Trial contacts and locations



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