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Lifestyle Intervention Program for Women With Gestational Diabetes or Gestational Impaired Glucose Tolerance (APPLES)

This study is ongoing, but not recruiting participants.
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Kaiser Permanente Identifier:
First received: December 7, 2011
Last updated: November 6, 2014
Last verified: November 2014

December 7, 2011
November 6, 2014
December 2011
June 2016   (final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
postpartum body weight [ Time Frame: through 24 months postpartum ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
Same as current
Complete list of historical versions of study NCT01489163 on Archive Site
  • the proportion of women who reach body weight goals [ Time Frame: through 24 months postpartum ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
  • percent of calories from fat [ Time Frame: through 24 months postpartum ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
  • time spent in physical activity (PA) by intensity [ Time Frame: through 24 months postpartum ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
  • postpartum glycemia [ Time Frame: through 24 months postpartum ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
Same as current
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Lifestyle Intervention Program for Women With Gestational Diabetes or Gestational Impaired Glucose Tolerance
Translational Diabetes Prevention in GDM

The purpose of this research study is to implement and evaluate a lifestyle program designed to help women who have high glucose levels during pregnancy make healthful diet and physical activity changes to lose weight. Eligible women will be randomly assigned to life-style intervention or usual medical care.

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Allocation: Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double Blind (Investigator, Outcomes Assessor)
Primary Purpose: Prevention
Gestational Diabetes
Behavioral: Lifestyle Counseling
The Phase I intervention will be delivered through 1 individual in-person session and 3 individual telephone counseling contacts. The Phase II intervention begins at 6-week postpartum and will be delivered through 3 individual in-person sessions and 13 telephone counseling contacts over a period of 6 months. The maintenance phase (Phase III) will begin at 8 months postpartum.
  • Experimental: Lifestyle Counseling
    Intervention: Behavioral: Lifestyle Counseling
  • No Intervention: Control
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*   Includes publications given by the data provider as well as publications identified by Identifier (NCT Number) in Medline.
Active, not recruiting
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June 2016   (final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Women receiving prenatal care at Kaiser Permanente Santa Clara, Santa Teresa, Hayward, and Oakland
  • Pregnancy complicated by high glucose levels starting November 2011

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Recognized DM prior to pregnancy
  • Uncontrolled hypertension during pregnancy
  • Severe active thyroid disease during pregnancy
  • Severe diseases of the cardio-pulmonary system
  • Diagnosis of a severe psychiatric disorder
  • Diagnosis of cancer
  • Conditions that lead to diet changes
  • Addiction to alcohol or illegal drugs
  • Current corticosteroid medicine use
20 Years to 45 Years
Contact information is only displayed when the study is recruiting subjects
United States
Kaiser Permanente
Kaiser Permanente
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Principal Investigator: Assiamira Ferrara, MD, PhD Kaiser Permanente Division of Research
Kaiser Permanente
November 2014

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