AWM: Weight Management Interventions Provided by Dietitians for Older Adults (2021)

Author and Year:
Campbell K, Foster-Schubert K, et al, 2012
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Article Title:
Reduced-calorie dietary weight loss, exercise, and sex hormones in postmenopausal women: randomized controlled trial.
Campbell K, Foster-Schubert K, Alfano C, Wang C, Wang C, Duggan C, Mason C, Imayama I, Kong A, Xiao L, Bain C, Blackburn G, Stanczyk F, McTiernan A
Journal of Clinical Oncology
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Study Design:
Randomized Controlled Trial
Risk of Bias Assessment Rating:
Low risk
Inclusion Criteria:
Postmenopausal (no menstrual cycles for >/=1 year or follicle-stimulating hormone level of >23.0 IU/L for women 50 to 59years of age without a uterus); age 50 to 75 years; body mass index (BMI) >/=25.0 kg/m2 (>/=23.0 kg/m2 if Asian-American); participating in less than 100 minutes/wk in moderate-intensity physical activity.
Exclusion Criteria:
Use of estrogen, progesterone, or testosterone hormones(past 3 months); history of breast cancer or other serious medical conditions; diabetes, fasting glucose>/= 126 mg/dL, or use of diabetes medications; more than two alcohol drinks/day; currently smoking; current use of weight loss medications or programs.
Research Purpose:
Assess the independent and combined effects of reduced-calorie weight loss and moderate-to-vigorous aerobic exercise interventions with achievable goals on serum sex hormones.
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Study Location:
Seattle, Washington USA
Source(s) of Funding:
Please specify names of funders:
National Cancer Institute Canadian Institute of Health Research