Treating Pre-School Children at Risk for Overweight in the Primary Care Setting

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University at Buffalo (UB)

Status

Completed

Conditions

Overweight

Treatments

Behavioral: counseling focused on the child
Behavioral: family based lifestyle and behavioral counseling

Study type

Interventional

Funder types

Other

Identifiers

NCT01029834
1R01HD053773-01

Details and patient eligibility

About

The goal of this study is to test, in the primary care setting, the efficacy of an innovative intervention program for children aged 2-5 years with a BMI over the 85th percentile and one overweight parent (BMI >27 kg/m2.

Enrollment

105 patients

Sex

All

Ages

2 to 6 years old

Volunteers

Accepts Healthy Volunteers

Inclusion criteria

2-5 year old with a BMI greater than the 85th% for age and sex one overweight parent (BMI>27kg/m2) child with normal developmental milestones history of adherence to 90% of scheduled primary care visits parent must be at 5th grade reading and speaking of English language or the spanish language no plans on moving out of the area for the 2 years subsequent to enrollment

Exclusion criteria

child with a height 2 SD below the mean for age and sex and/or pathological growth velocity SGA any chronic disorders influencing energy intake and/or growth any orthopedic disorder preventing the child or the parent from ambulation normally and performing the activity prescribed by the program any medication known to have the potential of affecting weight changes parent or child with psychiatric and/or eating disorder participating mother who is pregnant or planning a pregnancy parent being acquainted with the parent of a previously randomized study participant

Trial design

Primary purpose

Prevention

Allocation

Randomized

Interventional model

Parallel Assignment

Masking

Single Blind

105 participants in 2 patient groups

Intervention- Lifestyle family based
Experimental group
Description:
Behavioral family based
Treatment:
Behavioral: family based lifestyle and behavioral counseling
Information control
Active Comparator group
Description:
Child intervention only
Treatment:
Behavioral: counseling focused on the child

Trial contacts and locations

2

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