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DECCODE

Official Title

Discovery of Change in Childhood Obesity Determinants

Status

Ongoing

Overview

To better understand health problems such as high blood pressure, abnormal cholesterol and triglyceride levels and an abnormal response to sugars, in children and adolescents who are overweight and to learn more about why these health problems develop, how they change when a child or adolescent is part of a program like “Shaping Up”, and what causes these changes to occur in some and not in others.

Study Design

Observational study

Primary Endpoint

Endpoints are not adjudicated.

Number of Patients

300

Number of Sites

1

Number of Countries

1

Study Period

2010

Principal Investigator

Katherine Morrison

Program Manager

Not Applicable

Research Coordinator

Sumathy Rangarajan