Recruitment

Recruitment Status
Completed

Inclusion Criterias

Weight stable (no loss or gain >25 lbs for the past 6 months)
Weigh no more than 300 pounds.
Not currently taking anti-obesity medications
...
Weight stable (no loss or gain >25 lbs for the past 6 months)
Weigh no more than 300 pounds.
Not currently taking anti-obesity medications
Interested in losing weight
BMI greater than 25-39.9 kg/m2
Not enrolled in any formal weight loss program
Own an Android Smartphone or iPhone, be willing to install the Lose It! Application, and agree to join the Enlighten group which will allow study staff to view participant data using a private coaching interface.

Exclusion Criterias

current substance abuse or dependence besides nicotine dependence
History of diabetes requiring insulin supplementation
Bulimia Nervosa
...
current substance abuse or dependence besides nicotine dependence
History of diabetes requiring insulin supplementation
Bulimia Nervosa
Those currently taking weight loss medication or committed to following an incompatible dietary regimen.
Crohn's Disease
BMI greater than or equal to 40, weight greater than or equal to 300 pounds
Require use of an assistive device for mobility (e.g., wheelchair, walker, cane)
low motivation to change that would interfere with program adherence
Binge Eating Disorder
Those who cannot read the study questionnaires will be excluded
Those at risk for adverse cardiovascular (CVD) events with moderate intensity activity
those on medications known to cause weight gain (e.g., prednisone)
Hospitalization for a psychiatric disorder within the past 5 years
Active Suicidal Ideation
Female participants may not be pregnant, trying to get pregnant, or lactating.
Unstable medical conditions (uncontrolled hypertension, diabetes, unstable angina pectoris, myocardial infarction, transient ischemic attack, cancer undergoing active treatment, or cerebrovascular accident within the past six months)
Diagnosis of obstructive sleep apnea requiring intervention (i.e. CPAP)

Summary

Conditions
  • Obesity
  • Weight Loss
Type
Interventional
Design
  • Allocation: N/A
  • Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
  • Masking: Single (Participant)
  • Primary Purpose: Treatment

Participation Requirements

Age
Between 18 years and 60 years
Gender
Both males and females

Inclusion Criterias

Weight stable (no loss or gain >25 lbs for the past 6 months)
Weigh no more than 300 pounds.
Not currently taking anti-obesity medications
...
Weight stable (no loss or gain >25 lbs for the past 6 months)
Weigh no more than 300 pounds.
Not currently taking anti-obesity medications
Interested in losing weight
BMI greater than 25-39.9 kg/m2
Not enrolled in any formal weight loss program
Own an Android Smartphone or iPhone, be willing to install the Lose It! Application, and agree to join the Enlighten group which will allow study staff to view participant data using a private coaching interface.

Exclusion Criterias

current substance abuse or dependence besides nicotine dependence
History of diabetes requiring insulin supplementation
Bulimia Nervosa
...
current substance abuse or dependence besides nicotine dependence
History of diabetes requiring insulin supplementation
Bulimia Nervosa
Those currently taking weight loss medication or committed to following an incompatible dietary regimen.
Crohn's Disease
BMI greater than or equal to 40, weight greater than or equal to 300 pounds
Require use of an assistive device for mobility (e.g., wheelchair, walker, cane)
low motivation to change that would interfere with program adherence
Binge Eating Disorder
Those who cannot read the study questionnaires will be excluded
Those at risk for adverse cardiovascular (CVD) events with moderate intensity activity
those on medications known to cause weight gain (e.g., prednisone)
Hospitalization for a psychiatric disorder within the past 5 years
Active Suicidal Ideation
Female participants may not be pregnant, trying to get pregnant, or lactating.
Unstable medical conditions (uncontrolled hypertension, diabetes, unstable angina pectoris, myocardial infarction, transient ischemic attack, cancer undergoing active treatment, or cerebrovascular accident within the past six months)
Diagnosis of obstructive sleep apnea requiring intervention (i.e. CPAP)

Locations

Chicago, Illinois, 60611
Chicago, Illinois, 60611

Tracking Information

NCT #
NCT01855932
Collaborators
Not Provided
Investigators
  • Principal Investigator: Bonnie J Spring, PhD Northwestern University
  • Bonnie J Spring, PhD Northwestern University