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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.

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Found (1049) clinical trials

Health4Kids Intervention Trial for Hispanic Families

Given the continuing rise of the U.S. Hispanic population, reversing the Hispanic childhood obesity epidemic is critical to the nation's future health. Mexican American children and those from socioeconomically disadvantaged families often are far more overweight and obese than their peers, heightening their risk for obesity-related health complications. Our proposed ...

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Prevalence Rate and Clinical Characteristics of Obesity Hypoventilation Syndrome Via Screening Patients Admitted to Medical Intensive Care Units

A prospective observation study to screen adult obese (BMI 30 kg/m2) patients who were newly admitted to the medical intensive care units and turned out to be diagnosed as Obesity hypoventilation syndrome(OHS). The investigators purpose is to look into the prevalence, predictive factors, and outcomes of OHS in these critically ...

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Positive Airway Pressure Sleep Apnea and the Placenta (PAP-SAP)

Patients will be recruited from multiple community and hospital-based practices that care for pregnant women. Subjects will be given a physical exam, have measurements taken, answer questionnaires and then will be screened using a home sleep apnea test (HSAT) Type III device. Those diagnosed with Obstructive Sleep Apnea will then ...

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Gut Hormones in Obesity Nicotine and Alcohol Dependence

Obesity, smoking and alcohol dependence are major health burdens to society. Relapse after alcohol and smoking abstinence is common despite the use of combined behavioural support and current limited available medications. In obesity, nonsurgical interventions have also been disappointing in achieving longterm weight loss. Therefore, there is a pressing need ...

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Disease Risk Reduction and Omega-3 Rich Rainbow Trout (Fish for Health)

The purpose of this study is to determine how eating fish raised to have different levels of omega-3 fatty acids will reduce cardiovascular risk markers in people with elevated cardiovascular risk.

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Developing Novel Methods to Teach Children to Recognize Internal Signals of Hunger

The purpose of this multi-year project is to develop an evidence-based curriculum for teaching preschool children to eat in response to internal hunger and fullness signals. There are currently no validated methods for teaching children these basic skills, despite the fact that doing so is necessary to prevent the development ...

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Effects of Self-conditioning Techniques in Promoting Weight Loss in Patients With Obesity. A Randomized Controlled Trial

Obesity is a serious health concern. Most lifestyle interventions fail over time; indeed, overeating often involves loss of control and compulsive behaviors. Hypnosis could increase the ability to control emotional impulses. Self-conditioning techniques borrowed from hypnosis (self-hypnosis) increase self-control and self-management of emotions. Recent hypnosis techniques with a rapid-induction phase ...

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Diabetes CKD Lifestyle Technology Study

The purpose of this study is to develop and pilot test a lifestyle intervention in obese individuals with t2dm and concurrent stage 2-4 ckd. The counseling intervention will be based on social cognitive theory and supported by mobile (ipad) self-monitoring. Mobile self-monitoring is featured in the intervention to encourage vigilance ...

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Success in Health: Impacting Families Together

The high prevalence of pediatric overweight and obesity in the U.S. necessitates the development of efficacious, but cost-effective and easily disseminable interventions that improve and sustain better pediatric weight outcomes. Accumulated evidence finds initial and long-term efficacy of moderate-to-high intensity (>25 contact hours) family-based treatment (FBT) for elementary school-aged children, ...

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Acute Effects of Fats on Satiety and Energy Needs

The influences of specific dietary fat sources on satiety, appetite and energy utilization remains unclear; evidence is lacking on whether responses vary according to acute intake. The researchers will use a controlled setting to determine whether the source of dietary fat is related to perceived satiety, satiety hormone responses, and ...

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