Craving and Lifestyle Management Through Mindfulness Study (CALMM)

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Collaborators:
Mt Zion Health Fund
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
University of California, San Francisco
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01250509
First received: November 23, 2010
Last updated: January 16, 2013
Last verified: January 2013
Results First Received: May 29, 2012  
Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized;   Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study;   Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment;   Masking: Open Label;   Primary Purpose: Treatment
Condition: Obesity
Intervention: Behavioral: Craving and Lifestyle Management through Mindfulness

  Participant Flow
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Recruitment Details
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Female participants were recruited through media outlets and flyers posted in the San Francisco Bay Area. Three hundred twenty-two potential participants were screened for eligibility from November 2006 to March 2007.

Pre-Assignment Details
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Fifty-three met eligibility criteria and chose to enroll, and 47 went on to the randomization stage. Before randomization, 5 participants dropped due to time constaints and 1 dropped due to illness.

Reporting Groups
  Description
CALMM Participants receiving CALMM intervention, i.e. program that combines stress reduction with mindful eating practices.
Waitlist Control Participants were waitlisted for the intervention during the experimental phase.

Participant Flow:   Overall Study
    CALMM     Waitlist Control  
STARTED     24     23  
COMPLETED     19     21  
NOT COMPLETED     5     2  
Lost to Follow-up                 5                 2  



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Population Description
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Reporting Groups
  Description
CALMM Participants receiving CALMM intervention, i.e. program that combines stress reduction with mindful eating practices.
Waitlist Control Participants were waitlisted for the intervention during the experimental phase.
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Baseline Measures
    CALMM     Waitlist Control     Total  
Number of Participants  
[units: participants]
  24     23     47  
Age  
[units: participants]
     
<=18 years     0     0     0  
Between 18 and 65 years     24     23     47  
>=65 years     0     0     0  
Age  
[units: years]
Mean ± Standard Deviation
  40.4  ± 8.0     41.4  ± 6.7     40.9  ± 7.3  
Gender  
[units: participants]
     
Female     24     23     47  
Male     0     0     0  
Region of Enrollment  
[units: participants]
     
United States     24     23     47  



  Outcome Measures
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1.  Primary:   Change in Abdominal Fat   [ Time Frame: Change from Baseline in Abdominal Fat (baseline and 4 months) ]

2.  Secondary:   Weight   [ Time Frame: Change in Weight (baseline and 4 months) ]

3.  Secondary:   Telomerase Activity   [ Time Frame: Change from Baseline in Telomerase Activity at 4 months ]

4.  Secondary:   Change in Psychological Stress (Baseline and 4 Months)   [ Time Frame: Change from Baseline in Psychological Stress ]


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Certain Agreements:  
All Principal Investigators ARE employed by the organization sponsoring the study.


Results Point of Contact:  
Name/Title: Jennifer Daubenmier, PhD
Organization: University of California, San Francisco
phone: 415-514-8601
e-mail: jennifer.daubenmier@ucsf.edu


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Responsible Party: University of California, San Francisco
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01250509     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: H11640-29259-03A, K01AT004199
Study First Received: November 23, 2010
Results First Received: May 29, 2012
Last Updated: January 16, 2013
Health Authority: United States: Institutional Review Board