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Clinic, Family & Community Intervention for Children With Overweight and Obesity (Stanford GOALS)
Stanford GOALS is a large-scale, community-based randomized controlled trial of an innovative, interdisciplinary, multi-component, multi-level, multi-setting (MMM) approach to treating overweight and obese children. Primary Research Question: Will a 3-year, innovative, interdisciplinary, multi-component, multi-level, multi-setting (MMM) community-based intervention to treat overweight and obese children significantly reduce BMI compared to an enhanced standard care/health and nutrition education active comparison intervention?
Stanford is currently not accepting patients for this trial.
Collaborator: National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI)
- Behavioral: MMM
- Behavioral: Health and Nutrition Education
- 7-11 years of age
- BMI greater than or equal to the 85th percentile for age and sex on the 2000 U.S.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) BMI reference
- Have been diagnosed with a medical condition affecting growth (a genetic or metabolic
disease/syndrome associated with obesity, Type 1 diabetes, Type 2 diabetes taking
medication, chronic gastrointestinal diseases, Chronic renal diseases, uncorrected
structural heart disease, heart failure, heart transplant, anorexia nervosa or bulimia
nervosa or binge eating disorder (present or past), AIDS or HIV infection, pregnancy);
- Take medications affecting growth (systemic corticosteroids more than 2 weeks in the
past year, insulin, oral hypoglycemics, thyroid hormone, growth hormone);
- Have a condition limiting their participation in the interventions (e.g., unable to
participate in routine physical education classes at school, requiring oxygen
supplementation for exertion, developmental or physical disability preventing
participation in interventions, children or parents/guardians who cannot medically
participate in mild dietary restrictions and/or increased physical activity for any
- Have a condition limiting participation in the assessments (child or primary caregiver
not able to read surveys in English or Spanish, child two or more grade levels delayed
in school for reading and writing in her native language);
- Are unable to read, understand or complete informed consent in English or Spanish;
- Plan to move from the San Francisco Bay Area within the next 36 months.
- Are deemed to have another characteristic that makes them unsuitable for participation
in the study in the judgment of the Principal Investigator.
Ages Eligible for Study
7 Years - 11 Years
Genders Eligible for Study