Exercise and QUality Diet After Leukemia: The EQUAL Study
Conditions
Adult Survivors of Childhood Leukemia
Conditions: official terms
Leukemia
Conditions: Keywords
EQUAL, Exercise, Diet, Physical activity, 14-164
Study Type
Interventional
Study Phase
N/A
Study Design
Allocation: Randomized, Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Prevention
Intervention
Name: individual diet & physical activity counselor and website through Healthways at Hopkins Type: Behavioral
Name: self directed weight loss Type: Behavioral
Name: questionnaires Type: Behavioral
Name: fasting blood draw, measurement of height, weight and waist circumference, and blood pressure Type: Other
Overall Status
Recruiting
Summary
The EQUAL study has been designed for adult survivors of childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) who are obese. The purpose of this study is to see if diet and exercise can help people lose weight and improve other health problems. This two year study will compare two methods of informing participants about ways to lose weight.
Criteria for eligibility
Healthy Volunteers: No
Maximum Age: N/A
Minimum Age: 18 Years
Gender: Both
Criteria: Inclusion Criteria:

Eligibility will be confirmed via the CCSS-based medical record and by a series of questions on the EQUAL website, prior to consent.

- Participation in the CCSS cohort

- Diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia < 18 years of age

- Cancer free at time of study enrollment

- Current age ≥ 18 years

- A body mass index (BMI) ≥ 30 kg/m2 (obese), as determined by self-reported height and weight on the most recent CCSS questionnaire

- Internet access and a personal email account

- Able to read and comprehend informed consent

Exclusion Criteria:

- Prior history of congestive heart failure, coronary artery disease, myocardial infarction, stroke, or unstable angina;

- Medical condition for which weight loss might be contraindicated or which would cause weight loss, such as pregnancy, anorexia or bulimia;

- Use of prescription weight loss medication within the previous 6 months

- History of total body irradiation (TBI)
Locations
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
New York, New York, United States
Status: Recruiting
Contact: Emily Tonorezos, MD,MPH - 646-888-8080
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
Memphis, Tennessee, United States
Status: Not yet recruiting
Contact: Gregory Armstrong, MD
Start Date
September 2014
Sponsors
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
Source
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
Record processing date
ClinicalTrials.gov processed this data on July 28, 2015
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