Lifestyle Improvement for Teens With Bariatric Surgery (LIFT)

  • End date
    Nov 9, 2023
  • participants needed
  • sponsor
    The University of Texas Health Science Center, Houston
Updated on 9 June 2022
Accepts healthy volunteers


The purpose of this study is to Conduct a proof of concept study to assess feasibility, acceptability, and effectiveness of an Metabolic and bariatric surgery (MBS) -supported healthy lifestyle behavioral intervention among adolescent patients, their families, and their clinical team.

Condition Obesity, Adolescent, Bariatric Surgery Candidate
Treatment Healthy Lifestyle Behavioral Intervention (MBS -supported intervention)
Clinical Study IdentifierNCT05393570
SponsorThe University of Texas Health Science Center, Houston
Last Modified on9 June 2022


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Inclusion Criteria

Must meet National Institutes of Health criteria to qualify for MBS for adolescents (BMI >35 kg/m2 and at least one existing co-morbidity [e.g. elevated blood pressure, hypercholesterolemia, etc.] or a BMI>40kg/m2)
received psychological clearance for surgery

Exclusion Criteria

is not medically referred by a physician for bariatric surgery
Refuses to participate in the study
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If you are confirmed eligible after full screening, you will be required to understand and sign the informed consent if you decide to enroll in the study. Once enrolled you may be asked to make scheduled visits over a period of time.

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Complete your scheduled study participation activities and then you are done. You may receive summary of study results if provided by the sponsor.

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