AWM: Interventions in Community Settings (2020-21)

Author and Year:
Gilmore L, Klempel M, et al, 2017
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Article Title:
Personalized Mobile Health Intervention for Health and Weight Loss in Postpartum Women Receiving Women, Infants, and Children Benefit: A Randomized Controlled Pilot Study.
Gilmore L, Klempel M, Martin C, Myers C, Burton J, Sutton E, Redman L
Journal of Women's Health
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Study Design:
Randomized Controlled Trial
Risk of Bias Assessment Rating:
Some concerns
Inclusion Criteria:
Postpartum females who gave birth less than 8 weeks ago; >/=18 years old; overweight or obese (body mass index >/=25 and <40 kg/m2); certified for WIC postpartum services; English speaking.
Exclusion Criteria:
Enrolled in the Nurse Family Partnership program; had a multiple gestation in the index pregnancy; history of psychiatric conditions or chronic disease that can impact body weight, appetite, or intake; type 1 diabetes mellitus; taking medications or supplements to aid in weight loss.
Research Purpose:
The objective of this study was to capitalize on the ease of increased contact and information delivery through SmartPhones to promote weight loss and improve diet quality in overweight and obese postpartum women enrolled in the supplemental nutrition Women, Infants, and Children’s program.
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Study Location:
Baton Rouge, LA
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Supported by the United States Department of Agriculture through UCLA Small Grants Program POSTPARTUM WEIGHT LOSS INTERVENTION IN WIC PARTICIPANTS 725 (UCLA Subaward No. 1920 G QA123; L.M.R.) and support of LAG by T32DK064584. This work was supported, in part ( J.H.B.), by 1 U54 GM104940 from the National Institute of General Medical Sciences of the National Institutes of Health, which funds the Louisiana Clinical and Translational Science Center.