Impact of Weight Loss Interventions for Overweight Breast Cancer Survivors
Allocation: Randomized, Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Supportive Care
Identify changes in energy balance and insulin sensitivity parameters in overweight breast cancer survivors after a behavioral weight loss intervention.
Primary outcome measures include weight, fat free mass, fat mass, total and active energy expenditure, calorie intake and oral glucose tolence test
Time frame is before & after the intervention. The intervention is 6 months. 4 groups of 10-22 women go through together. The groups start at different times. The last group starts May 2011. The last measurements will be obtained early Dec. of 2011.
Kim L Dittus, MD, PhD
University of Vermont/ Fletcher Allen Health Care
United States: Institutional Review Board
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