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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 (188) clinical trials

Rajavithi Health Promotion Project (Population Base Cohort)

Metabolic Syndrome (hypertension, diabetes mellitus, obesity, cerebrovascular-cardiovascular disease) In Community Survey was performed in central Bangkok. Prospective Cohort and intensive educated intervention (health promotion program in specific high risk groups) were performed. The aim of the study is to identify high risk patients who can develop serious complications from metabolic ...


Treating Obesity in Underserved Overweight Populations

Obesity has reached epidemic proportions with nearly two-thirds of the US population either overweight or obese. Ethnic minorities are disproportionately affected with 37% of African-American adults being obese. Obesity is also inversely related to socioeconomic status. In Pennsylvania, the prevalence of obesity increased from 14.7% in 1991 to 24.0% in ...

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Improving Primary Care to Prevent Childhood Obesity

Overweight in the preschool age group is prevalent, increasing, and of consequence. During the last 30 years in the U.S., the prevalence of overweight among youth has dramatically increased. Overweight in young children is associated with later overweight, with childhood conditions such as hyperlipidemia, hypertension, and type II diabetes, and ...


Effects of Pioglitazone Treatment on Sympathetic Nervous System Function in Metabolic Syndrome Obesity

The rapidly growing burden of obesity together with a population that is becoming older raises the importance of effective strategies for the primary prevention and treatment of the metabolic syndrome in order to combat the epidemic of type 2 diabetes and to reduce the increased risk of cardiovascular mortality. Increased ...


A Randomized Controlled Double Blinding Study of Intradermal Acupuncture Treatment on Obesity

Recently the Studies of auricular acupuncture or Common Acupuncture on obesity have been conducted. Saam acupuncture, the Korean unique acupuncture, is famous with its high efficacy but not established by the scientific way yet. Thus, we tried a double-blind study on the effect of sa-am acupuncture on obesity using intradermal ...


Physical and Behavioral Traits of Overweight and Obese Adults

Although complex metabolic, hormonal, and neural networks operate to control body weight, obesity is in most cases, the result of over-feeding and inactivity. In the majority of obese patients, patterns of fundamental behavior determine the success or failure of weight loss interventions. Behavior is controlled to some degree by conscious ...

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Changes in Different Fat Compartments and Their Effect on Particular Manifestations of Metabolic Syndrome After Bariatric Procedures.

The metabolic risks associated with obesity are closely correlated with central (abdominal), rather than a peripheral (gluteofemoral) fat pattern. The amount of fat lost from each site may be independently regulated. Very scant information is found in the literature regarding the relative changes in different fat body compartments. Rapid and ...

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Obesity Intervention "Obeldicks" for Obese Children Adolescents and Their Parents

The intervention program "Obeldicks" was developed for obese children aged 6 to 16 years. This intervention is gender- and age specific. The 12-months intervention is based on nutrition course, behaviour therapy and exercise therapy. The evaluation compromised quality of structure, process and results of the intervention. Primary outcome measure is ...

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Weight Loss in Obese Children and Adolescents and Its Effect on Improvement of Destructive Changes in Blood Vessels

Obesity is an epidemic disease with a rapid increase in children and adolescents. According to the National Health and Nutrition Examination Surveys, the prevalence of overweight children doubled between 1976-1980 and 1999-2002 and affected 15 percent of children and adolescents in the United States. Further investigations have shown that obese ...

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Growth Hormone Use in Adults With Prader-Willi Syndrome

The main research question this protocol aims to answer is whether treatment with growth hormone will impact body composition, quality of life, and energy balance in PWS adults, and if there is a loss of effects after cessation of treatment for at least 12 months. Specific outcomes to be evaluated ...