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CURRENT STUDIES

We invite people of all ages and backgrounds to participate in the exciting research studies being conducted here at the
Weight Control and Diabetes Research Center. The studies are free, and many of them offer compensation for participants. To learn how you can participate, click on one of the studies below for more information, call us at (401) 793-8154, or click this link.


NAME OF STUDY DESCRIPTION ENROLLING
Weight and Behavior Maintenance Workshop Weight loss maintenance program
YES
Teen JOIN Community-based weight control program for obese teens
YES
Tracking Success! Behavioral weight loss program
YES
Weight Watchers Online Online weight loss study lasting 12 months
NO
WAVE Online program for Lifespan Healthy Rewards members
NO
Healthy Beginnings Promoting Healthy Weight Gain During Pregnancy
YES
B-MOBILE: A Mobile Health (mHealth) Approach to Reducing Sedentary Time Testing of a smartphone-based treatment to reduce sedentary time in overweight adults.
YES
INSPIRE Behavioral weight loss program testing health coaches
NO
Women’s Health and Migraine (WHAM) Comparison of two behavioral treatments for migraine in women who are overweight
YES
Live SMART Behavioral weight loss program lasting 18 months.
YES
Exercise Study Multi-visit study examining how exercise and eating influence the way you think and feel.
YES
Adolescent Weight Control Registry Questionnaire and interview study to learn more about adolescent weight loss and maintenance.
YES
Project SLEEP Program for children 8-11 years old to learn more about how changes in sleep affect children’s daytime behaviors
YES
Taste Test Study Single visit study for an experiment investigating how physical tasks and hunger are related to taste perception.
NO
ORBIT Brain Study Brain imaging study of sleep’s effects on cognitive performance and brain activity in response to food cues.
YES
Act on Health Behavioral weight loss program for emotional eaters.
NO
Pizza Study Single visit study for an experiment investigating how hunger and monetary incentives affect decisions related to food.
NO

 

 

 

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