Clinical Trial Details


Research Study Summary

Healthy Eating and Active Living Taught at Home (HEALTH).


Washington University is seeking volunteers for a research study to look at two Parents as Teachers (PAT) curriculums, the standard curriculum or the standard plus additional information on how families can live healthy and active lives while reaching a healthier weight. This study lasts 2 years. There will be 3 outpatient visits at Washington University and 20 – 36 home visits. Volunteer feedback regarding the PAT curriculum may lead to changes in future curriculum. Up to $150 is provided for time and effort (gift cards). Risks will be discussed as part of the informed consent process.

Patient Inclusion Criteria:

  • Female, 18 – 45 years old, with Body Mass Index (BMI) 30 – 39.9
  • Have a child age 2 – 4 with a BMI greater than 85th percentile

Patient Exclusion Criteria:

  • Diabetes
  • Heart disease
  • Eating disorder

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CW ID: 181441
Date Last Changed: July 18, 2013

Clinical Trial Snapshot

18 to 45 Years
Overall Status
2 Years
Facility Type
Up to $150


Christy Lapka
Washington University in St. Louis - Center for Clinical Studies
One Brookings Drive
St. Louis, MO 63130
Phone: 314-935-3064

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