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Clinic, Family & Community Collaboration to Treat Overweight and Obese Children

Stanford Goals is a large-scale, community-based randomized controlled trial of an innovative, interdisciplinary, multi-component, multi-level, multi-setting (MMM) approach to treating overweight and obese children. Primary Research Question: Will a 3-year, innovative, interdisciplinary, multi-component, multi-level, multi-setting (MMM) community-based intervention to treat overweight and obese children significantly reduce BMI compared to an enhanced standard care/health and nutrition education active comparison intervention?

Stanford is not currently accepting new patients for this trial. You may want to check to see if other locations are recruiting.



  • behavioral : Health and Nutrition Education
  • behavioral : MMM

Phase: Phase 2


Ages Eligible For Study:

7 Years - 11 Years

Inclusion Criteria

- 7-11 years of age - BMI greater than or equal to the 85th percentile for age and sex on the 2000 CDC BMI reference

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Contact information

Primary Contact:

Donna Matheson, PhD 650-724-5790

Stanford University School of Medicine 300 Pasteur Drive Stanford, CA 94305

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