AWM: Non-Diet Approaches (2020-21)

Author and Year:
Ingraham N, Harbatkin D, et al, 2017
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Article Title:
Women's Health and Mindfulness (WHAM): A Randomized Intervention Among Older Lesbian/Bisexual Women.
Ingraham N, Harbatkin D, Lorvick J, Plumb M, Minnis A
Health Promotion Practice
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Study Design:
Stepped wedge randomized trial
Risk of Bias Assessment Rating:
High risk
Inclusion Criteria:
Participants included were women aged 40 years and older who identified as lesbian or bisexual, had a BMI of 27 or greater (as verified during eligibility screening), and intended to remain in the San Francisco Bay Area for the intervention period. Transgender (those whose gender identity is different from their sex assigned at birth) women and gender-queer individuals (people who identify not as male or female but usually as somewhere in between) were eligible to participate if they self-identified as lesbian or bisexual.
Exclusion Criteria:
Not meeting inclusion criteria.
Research Purpose:
The aim of the study was to examine the effects of Healthy At Every Size intervention on health outcomes of lesbian and bisexual women aged 40 years and older measured by behavioral and biological endpoints.
Blinding efforts:
Not reported
Study Location:
San Francisco
Source(s) of Funding:
Please specify names of funders:
Department of Health and Human Services Office on Women’s Health