AWM: Interventions in Workplace Settings (2020-21)

Author and Year:
Shrivastava U, Fatma M, et al, 2017
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Article Title:
Randomized control trial for reduction of body weight, body fat patterning, and cardiometabolic risk factors in overweight worksite employees in Delhi, India.
Shrivastava U, Fatma M, Mohan S, Singh P, Misra A
Journal of Diabetes Research
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Study Design:
Randomized Controlled Trial
Risk of Bias Assessment Rating:
Some concerns
Inclusion Criteria:
Willingness to participate, age group of 25–55 yrs., and having BMI >/= 23 kg/m2, that is, overweight subjects
Exclusion Criteria:
Previously diagnosed patients with diabetes, coronary artery disease, receiving medication(s) within the last one month which could potentially influence insulin secretion, insulin sensitivity, or weight, having severe end-organ damage or chronic diseases, and pregnant and lactating women, etc.
Research Purpose:
The primary objective of our study was to observe the effect of multicomponent lifestyle interventions on weight loss, and the secondary objective was to observe the changes in body fat patterning and reduction of cardiometabolic risk factors in at-risk, overweight individuals.
Blinding efforts:
Classified into groups by random generated numbers
Study Location:
New Delhi, India
Source(s) of Funding:
Please specify names of funders:
Abbott Manufacturing Singapore, Unilever Industries Bangalore