DrugLib.com — Drug Information Portal

Rx drug information, pharmaceutical research, clinical trials, news, and more

Wellness Action Plan Trial Addressing Childhood Obesity

Information source: Medical College of Wisconsin
ClinicalTrials.gov processed this data on August 23, 2015
Link to the current ClinicalTrials.gov record.

Condition(s) targeted: Childhood Obesity

Intervention: Wellness Action Plan (Behavioral)

Phase: N/A

Status: Completed

Sponsored by: Roohi Kharofa, MD, MPH

Official(s) and/or principal investigator(s):
John R Meurer, MD, MBA, Principal Investigator, Affiliation: Medical College of Wisconsin


The objective of this study was to determine the effectiveness of a novel Wellness Action Plan aimed at 1) improving parent recall of diet and activity plans 2) increasing follow-through with plans and 3) aiding parents in identifying their child's weight category.

Clinical Details

Official title: Randomized Controlled Trial of a Wellness Action Plan to Address the Childhood Obesity Epidemic

Study design: Allocation: Randomized, Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Prevention

Primary outcome:

Diet plan recall directly after visit

Activity plan recall directly after visit

Secondary outcome:

Diet plan recall/follow-through 1 month post visit

Diet plan recall/follow-through 3 months post visit

Activity plan recall/follow-through 1 month post visit

Activity plan recall/follow-through 3 months post visit

BMI category identification directly after the visit

BMI category identification 1 month post visit

BMI category identification 3 months post visit


Minimum age: 30 Months. Maximum age: 14 Years. Gender(s): Both.


Inclusion Criteria:

- Children between the ages of 2. 5 and 14 years, regardless of baseline BMI

- Presented for a well child visit at a pediatric clinic serving primarily

Medicaid-insured children in Milwaukee, Wisconsin Exclusion Criteria:

- Patients in foster care

- Parents and patients who were non-English speaking

- Patients who were being seen by a specialist for weight management.

Locations and Contacts

Downtown Health Center, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53233, United States
Additional Information

Starting date: March 2013
Last updated: March 20, 2015

Page last updated: August 23, 2015

-- advertisement -- The American Red Cross
Home | About Us | Contact Us | Site usage policy | Privacy policy

All Rights reserved - Copyright DrugLib.com, 2006-2017