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Postpartum Weight Loss and Exercise (PRIDE)

This study is enrolling participants by invitation only.
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Leanne Redman, Pennington Biomedical Research Center Identifier:
First received: February 14, 2011
Last updated: November 27, 2013
Last verified: November 2013

The overall objective of this pilot project is to test in 50 women with a history of gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM), the effectiveness and feasibility of an 8 month intensive lifestyle intervention to reduce the rate of metabolic abnormalities within 1 year after delivery.

Condition Intervention
Gestational Diabetes
Glucose Intolerance
Behavioral: Non-intervention group
Behavioral: Face to face
Behavioral: Telehelath Group

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Factorial Assignment
Masking: Single Blind (Investigator)
Primary Purpose: Prevention
Official Title: Early Postpartum Treatment of Gestational Diabetes With Weight Loss and Exercise

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Further study details as provided by Pennington Biomedical Research Center:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Incidence of glucose intolerance [ Time Frame: 8 Months ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
    To examine the incidence of glucose abnormalities (impaired fasting glucose, impaired glucose tolerance, type 2 diabetes) and health outcomes (changes in body fat, waist circumference and blood lipids)in women with a history of gestational diabetes, 12 months postpartum.

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Weight loss [ Time Frame: 8 months ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
    Weight loss through increased physical activity and dietary modification will achieve similar results when delivered via face-to-face contact (DPP) or via telehealth

Enrollment: 50
Study Start Date: February 2011
Estimated Study Completion Date: August 2014
Estimated Primary Completion Date: August 2014 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Placebo Comparator: Control Group
A group matched for age and BMI will be selected to serve as control subjects in this study.
Behavioral: Non-intervention group
A pedometer and written material on a healthy lifestyle.
Other Name: Placebo
Active Comparator: Face-to-face group
Participants randomized to the face-to-face intervention will attend motivational meetings held once per week in Phase I and biweekly in Phase II. Behavioral sessions will be led by a trained interventionist and will take place at Pennington Biomedical Research Center.
Behavioral: Face to face
Motivational meetings held once per week; Behavioral sessions weill be led by a trained interventionist.
Other Name: Face to face
Active Comparator: Telehealth Group
Participants randomized to the Telehealth intervention will receive behavioral counseling through Trestletree, phone system.
Behavioral: Telehelath Group
Participants will speak to Trestletree personnel once a week via phone.
Other Name: Trestletree

Detailed Description:

The objective is in comparison to a group of women not enrolled in the lifestyle intervention, 8 months of intensive lifestyle intervention aimed at promoting 7% weight loss through increased physical activity and dietary modification in women with a history of GDM will:

  1. decrease body weight and
  2. reduce the rate of metabolic abnormalities, 12 months after delivery

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 45 Years
Genders Eligible for Study:   Female
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Women are required to be enrolled (provided written consent for participation) in the COPSS-GDM study and therefore have met the following inclusion criteria:

    • Postpartum Women ≥18 years to 45 years (inclusive) of age who experienced GDM during index pregnancy
    • English-speaking

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Exclusion Criteria:

    • Women enrolled in COPSS-GDM will be excluded if they met the following criteria:

Medical Exclusion Criteria

  • History or clinical manifestation of any other significant metabolic, hematologic, pulmonary, cardiovascular, gastrointestinal, neurologic, immune, hepatic, renal, urologic disorders, or cancer
  • Regular use of medications for weight control or psychosis
  • Current use of medication to treat diabetes Psychiatric and Behavioral Exclusion Criteria
  • History or clinical manifestation of any eating disorder
  • Smoking
  • History of drug or alcohol abuse (up to 14 drinks a week are allowed) within the past two years Other Exclusion Criteria
  • Pregnancy or pregnancy planned during the coming year
  • Unwilling or unable to adhere to the clinical evaluation schedule over the twelve -month study period
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT01296516

United States, Louisiana
Pennington Biomedical Research Center
Baton Rouge, Louisiana, United States, 70808
Sponsors and Collaborators
Pennington Biomedical Research Center
Principal Investigator: Leanne M. Redman, PhD Pennington Biomedical Research Center
Study Director: Karen Elkind-Hirsh, PhD Womans' Research Hospital
Study Chair: Catherine Chamagne, PhD Pennington Biomedical Research Center
Study Chair: Timothy S. Church, MD, MPH, PhD Pennington Biomedical Research Center
Study Chair: Eric Ravussin, PhD Pennington Biomedical Reserach Center
  More Information

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Responsible Party: Leanne Redman, Principle Investigator, Pennington Biomedical Research Center Identifier: NCT01296516     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: PBRC10041 PRIDE
Study First Received: February 14, 2011
Last Updated: November 27, 2013
Health Authority: United States: Institutional Review Board

Keywords provided by Pennington Biomedical Research Center:

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Diabetes Mellitus
Diabetes, Gestational
Glucose Intolerance
Weight Loss
Body Weight
Body Weight Changes
Endocrine System Diseases
Glucose Metabolism Disorders
Metabolic Diseases
Pregnancy Complications
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