Clinical Trial 42347

Staten Island, NY 10312


Pre-Teen and Teen Weight Loss Study
Help Your Loved One Today

Obesity occurs when a person’s excess body fat has a negative effect on one’s health; medical professionals typically diagnose obesity via body mass index, or BMI. BMI is calculated by dividing weight by height.

17% of American children and adolescents struggle with obesity and weight loss. If not treated or controlled, obesity may cause cardiovascular disease, type 2 diabetes, sleep apnea, some cancers, and osteoarthritis. Obesity may also be linked to depression and low self-esteem.

Participation Requirements

Your pre-teen or teen may qualify if he/she:

  • Is between the ages of 12 and 17
  • Has a BMI greater than the 95th percentile for age and gender
  • Has documented history of failure to lose weight or maintain weight loss in a lifestyle modification program
About the Study

This clinical research study aims to test the safety and efficacy of a new, investigational medicine in adolescents who are obese. It will also test how the medicine works in changing obesity-related risk factors.

Richmond Behavioral Associates
4349 Hylan Blvd
Staten Island, NY 10312

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Clinical trials are medical research studies designed to test the safety and/or effectiveness of new investigational drugs, devices, or treatments in humans. These studies are conducted worldwide for a range of conditions and illnesses. Learn more about clinical research and participating in a study at About Clinical Trials.