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

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Collaborators:
Poudre School District, Fort Collins, CO
Montezuma-Cortez School District, Cortez, CO
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Colorado State University
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00542113
First received: October 9, 2007
Last updated: November 5, 2014
Last verified: November 2014

October 9, 2007
November 5, 2014
September 2001
June 2008   (final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Diabetes knowledge and prevention of parents of elementary school children [ Time Frame: one-three school year(s) ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
Diabetes knowledge and prevention of parents of elementary school children [ Time Frame: one-three school year(s) ]
Complete list of historical versions of study NCT00542113 on ClinicalTrials.gov Archive Site
Self-reported parental physical activity [ Time Frame: one -three school year(s) ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
Self-reported parental physical activity [ Time Frame: one -three school year(s) ]
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Diabetes Virtual Trek: Obesity and Diabetes Prevention Through Science Enrichment
Diabetes Virtual Trek Prevention: Obesity and Diabetes Prevention Through Science Enrichment

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.

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.

Interventional
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Allocation: Non-Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Prevention
  • Type 2 Diabetes
  • Obesity
  • Behavioral: DvtProgram ENERGY
    11 - weekly or biweekly newsletters about diabetes and its prevention and family challenges sent home with children
  • Behavioral: DvtProgram ENERGY
    6 - weekly or biweekly newsletters about diabetes and its prevention and family challenges sent home with children
  • Behavioral: DvtProgramENERGY
    Children participating in Program ENERGY but no newsletters or family challenges sent home to parents
  • Experimental: 1
    Parents of elementary school children in grades 2-6 participating in Program ENERGY -Intervention 1
    Intervention: Behavioral: DvtProgram ENERGY
  • Experimental: 2
    Parents of elementary school children in grades 2-6 participating in Program ENERGY -Intervention 2
    Intervention: Behavioral: DvtProgram ENERGY
  • Sham Comparator: 3
    Parents of elementary school children in grades 2-6 participating in Program ENERGY matched to the intervention groups
    Intervention: Behavioral: DvtProgramENERGY
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*   Includes publications given by the data provider as well as publications identified by ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number) in Medline.
 
Completed
1703
June 2008
June 2008   (final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Elementary school children in grade 2-6 in intervention or comparison classes/schools
Both
6 Years to 13 Years
Yes
Contact information is only displayed when the study is recruiting subjects
United States
 
NCT00542113
H 00-301H R25 015646, R25 RR 015646, R25 RR 020469
No
Colorado State University
Colorado State University
  • Poudre School District, Fort Collins, CO
  • Montezuma-Cortez School District, Cortez, CO
Principal Investigator: L. Arthur Campfield, PhD Colorado State University
Colorado State University
November 2014

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