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Obesity Clinical Trials

A listing of Obesity medical research trials actively recruiting patient volunteers. Search for closest city to find more detailed information on a research study in your area.


Found (26) clinical trials

Symptoms of COPD and high BMI overlap.  We are trying to find out if a program that promotes modest weight loss and increased physical activity will improve COPD symptoms for people with a high BMI.  We hope the program will lead to weight loss, increased physical activity, and less shortness-of-breath. ...

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Episodic Future Thinking and Weight-Loss

The study program is organized into 26 sessions. There is a mix of group sessions, individual family in-person sessions, and individual family phone sessions. Each session is outlined below Session 1 will be an in-lab screening session to ensure participants are eligible to participate. During this session, participants will have ...

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An Addiction-Based Mobile Health Weight Loss Intervention With Coaching

Aim 1 (Primary Outcomes): To test the effectiveness of an addiction-based weight loss intervention, embodied first as a smartphone app with telephone coaching (AppCoach) compared to (1) addiction model based weight-loss app alone (App) and (2) multi-disciplinary in-clinic weight loss intervention (Clinic) on weight outcomes of overweight and obese adolescents ...

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Impact of a Ketogenic Diet on Metabolic and Psychiatric Health in Patients With Schizophrenia or Bipolar Illness

To initiate a low-carbohydrate, high-fat (LCHF) ketogenic dietary intervention among a small cohort of outpatients with either schizophrenia or bipolar illness and comorbid overweight/obesity currently taking psychotropic medications. Adults with mental illness represent a high-risk, marginalized group in the current obesity epidemic. Among US adults with severe mental illness, obesity ...

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Balanced (Egg) Protein During Obesity Reduction: Differential Responses of Insulin Resistance by Race

Older (>60 yrs) men and women (50% African American, 50% white) who are obese (BMI >30 kg/m2) and have pre-diabetes will be randomly assigned (1:1 ratio; couples randomized together) to one to two treatment groups: 1) Weight loss intervention (WL-Control; n = 20): subjects follow a calorie-reduction diet for a ...

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Hamburg City Health Study - a German Cohort Study

A random sample of 45.000 participants between 45 and 74 years of age from the general population of Hamburg, Germany, will take part in an extensive baseline assessment at a dedicated study center. Participants undergo 13 validated and 5 novel examinations primarily targeting cardiac, arterio-venous and cerebral function and structure ...

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Parent Involvement in Adolescent Obesity Treatment

Investigators will recruit adolescents with overweight or obesity (BMI>85th percentile) and a parent (BMI > 25 kg/m2). Families will participate in one of two 4-month treatments: 1) TEENS+ Parents as Coaches (PAC), engaging parents as helpers in their child's weight management, or 2) TEENS+ Parent Weight Loss (PWL), engaging parents ...

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Antibiotic Prophylaxis to Prevent Obesity-Related Induction Complications in Nulliparae at Term

Investigators will enroll consenting women delivering at The Children's Hospital at OU Medical Center who meet enrollment criteria. Flyers will be distributed to providers to give to women who may be eligible for the study at prenatal visits, so that they may review the information prior to presenting for their ...

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The Effects of Lowering Dietary Carbohydrates on Health Exercise Performance and Wellbeing-related Outcomes

Intentional nutritional ketosis induced by the low carbohydrate diet is an intensively discussed topic of many scientific as well as non-scientific discussions throughout the areas of healthy living, the sports sciences and often used now for the prevention and treatment of chronic diseases. It has been demonstrated that long-term low-carbohydrate ...

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Erector Spinae Plane Block Versus Opioid Based General Anesthesia During Laparoscopic Bariatric Surgery

The investigators hypothesized that, erector spinae plane block will provide good analgesia for patients undergoing laparoscopic bariatric surgery with less complication compared to opioid based general anesthesia. The visual analogue scale (VAS) will be explained clearly to all participants before conduction of anesthesia. All the drugs will be calculated according ...

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