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Evaluation of a Weight Management Program

This study has been completed.
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Nestlé Identifier:
First received: April 24, 2009
Last updated: September 21, 2011
Last verified: September 2011

This retrospective chart review and data abstraction will evaluate and quantify the effectiveness of a comprehensive weight management program. The hypothesis is that the program will positively affect weight, weight-related comorbidities and medication use.

Condition Intervention
Other: Comprehensive weight management program

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Retrospective
Official Title: A Multicenter, Retrospective Study to Evaluate the Effectiveness of the OPTIFAST Weight Management Program

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Further study details as provided by Nestlé:

Enrollment: 153
Study Start Date: March 2009
Study Completion Date: July 2009
Primary Completion Date: July 2009 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Groups/Cohorts Assigned Interventions
Comprehensive weight management program Other: Comprehensive weight management program
Full meal replacement, behaviorial modification, medical monitoring, exercise.
Other Name: OPTIFAST Program


Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population

OPTIFAST Program participants


Inclusion Criteria:

  • Records of the first 40 study center participants who enrolled in the OPTIFAST Program from January 1, 2006 through June 30, 2006
  • Records of subjects who completed the active weight loss phase of the program
  • Records where data is available through the transitional phase of the program

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Concurrent use of appetite suppressants or other weight loss medications
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00888251

United States, Indiana
Lutheran Weight Management Center
Fort Wayne, Indiana, United States, 46804
United States, Iowa
Mercy Center for Weight Reduction
Des Moines, Iowa, United States, 50309
United States, Michigan
Sparrow Weight Management Center
East Lansing, Michigan, United States, 48823
United States, Ohio
Jewish Hospital Weight Management Center
Cincinnati, Ohio, United States, 45236
Sponsors and Collaborators
  More Information

No publications provided

Responsible Party: Nestlé Identifier: NCT00888251     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 08.27.CLI
Study First Received: April 24, 2009
Last Updated: September 21, 2011
Health Authority: United States: Institutional Review Board

Keywords provided by Nestlé:
Meal replacement
Obesity treatment
Weight management

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Body Weight
Nutrition Disorders
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