Diabetes Virtual Trek: Obesity and Diabetes Prevention Through Science Enrichment (DvtENERGY)

The recruitment status of this study is unknown because the information has not been verified recently.
Verified October 2007 by Colorado State University.
Recruitment status was  Recruiting
Sponsor:
Collaborators:
Poudre School District, Fort Collins, CO
Montezuma-Cortez School District, Cortez, CO
Information provided by:
Colorado State University
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00542113
First received: October 9, 2007
Last updated: NA
Last verified: October 2007
History: No changes posted
  Purpose

The purpose of this study was to evaluate the effectiveness of a school-to-home education program for it's ability to increase knowledge about, and ability to prevent type two diabetes in children and parents.


Condition Intervention
Type 2 Diabetes
Obesity
Behavioral: DvtProgram ENERGY
Behavioral: DvtProgramENERGY

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Non-Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Prevention
Official Title: Diabetes Virtual Trek Prevention: Obesity and Diabetes Prevention Through Science Enrichment

Resource links provided by NLM:


Further study details as provided by Colorado State University:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Diabetes knowledge and prevention of parents of elementary school children [ Time Frame: one-three school year(s) ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Self-reported parental physical activity [ Time Frame: one -three school year(s) ]

Estimated Enrollment: 500
Study Start Date: September 2001
Estimated Study Completion Date: December 2009
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: 1
Parents of elementary school children in grades 2-6 participating in Program ENERGY -Intervention 1
Behavioral: DvtProgram ENERGY
6 - weekly or biweekly newsletters about diabetes and its prevention and family challenges sent home with children
Experimental: 2
Parents of elementary school children in grades 2-6 participating in Program ENERGY -Intervention 2
Behavioral: DvtProgram ENERGY
11 - weekly or biweekly newsletters about diabetes and its prevention and family challenges sent home with children
Sham Comparator: 3
Parents of elementary school children in grades 2-6 participating in Program ENERGY matched to the intervention groups
Behavioral: DvtProgramENERGY
Children participating in Program ENERGY but no newsletters or family challenges sent home to parents

Detailed Description:

The study involved pre and post testing of parent's knowledge and behaviors relating to the prevention of type two diabetes, before and after a school based intervention designed to encourage school to home communication. Parents/Guardians and children, grades 2-6, from schools with high Hispanic enrollment during the 2001-2005 school year were used for both comparison and intervention groups.

  Eligibility

Ages Eligible for Study:   6 Years to 13 Years
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Elementary school children in grade 2-6 in intervention or comparison classes/schools
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT00542113

Contacts
Contact: L. Arthur Campfield, PhD 970-491-3482 campfield@cahs.colostate.edu
Contact: Francoise J Smith, MS 970-491-7889 fsmith@cahs.colostate.edu

Locations
United States, Colorado
Montezuma-Cortez School District Recruiting
Cortez, Colorado, United States, 81321
Principal Investigator: L. Arthur Campfield, PhD         
Putnam, Tavelli, Bennett and Dunn Elementary Schools Recruiting
Fort Collins, Colorado, United States, 80524
Principal Investigator: L. Arthur Campfield, PhD         
Sponsors and Collaborators
Colorado State University
Poudre School District, Fort Collins, CO
Montezuma-Cortez School District, Cortez, CO
Investigators
Principal Investigator: L. Arthur Campfield, PhD Colorado State University
  More Information

Additional Information:
No publications provided

ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00542113     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: H 00-301H R25 015646, R25 RR 015646, R25 RR 020469
Study First Received: October 9, 2007
Last Updated: October 9, 2007
Health Authority: United States: Institutional Review Board

Keywords provided by Colorado State University:
Parental
Parents
Prevention
Energy balance
Glucose regulation
Healthy lifestyles
Healthy families
Active living

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Diabetes Mellitus, Type 2
Obesity
Diabetes Mellitus
Glucose Metabolism Disorders
Metabolic Diseases
Endocrine System Diseases
Overnutrition
Nutrition Disorders
Overweight
Body Weight
Signs and Symptoms

ClinicalTrials.gov processed this record on October 19, 2014