Effects of a tailored lifestyle self-management intervention (TALENT) study on weight reduction: a randomized controlled trial

Author: Melchart, D. Country/countries: Germany Number of patients participating in the study: 166 This study was focused on patients living with Obesity
Intervention analysed in the study: Usual Care Plus Intervention components: UCP
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Setting of implementation: Primary care centers (GPs) Professionals delivering the intervention: Physicians Targeted self-management behaviours: Eating behaviours, Physical activity /exercise
Intervention analysed in the study: Monitoring and emotional-based behavioural techniques delivered in groups Intervention components: E+MT+EB+G
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Setting of implementation: Community-based care, Virtual location Professionals delivering the intervention: Educator, Physicians Targeted self-management behaviours: Eating behaviours, Handling /managing emotions, Physical activity /exercise, Self-monitoring

Outcomes measured in the study

Effekt Messgröße Tool
Comorbidities managament Systolic pressure N/A
Comorbidities managament Diastolic pressure N/A
Weight management Weight (Kgs/lbs) N/A
Weight management BMI - Body Mass Index N/A
Weight management Waist size N/A
Weight management Body fat N/A

Patient characteristics

Age: 50.63 years (+/- a standard deviation of 9.8) Gender: 123 females Time since diagnosis of Obesity: N/A Severity of the disease: 31.7 (+/- a standard deviation of 2.0) Multi-morbidity: N/A
  • Number of co-morbidities: N/A

Level of health literacy: N/A
  • Tool: N/A

Socio-economic characteristics: N/A

Risk of Bias of this study

Effekt Random sequence generation Allocation concealment Blinding performance Blinding detection objective outcomes assessment Attrition incomplete outcome Incorrect statistical methods Recruitment bias Selective outcome reporting
Comorbidities managament - Systolic pressure
Comorbidities managament - Diastolic pressure
Weight management - Weight (Kgs/lbs)
Weight management - BMI - Body Mass Index
Weight management - Waist size
Weight management - Body fat

Other publications associated with this study

Individual health management: a comprehensive lifestyle counselling programme for health promotion, disease prevention and patient educa-tion The Talent study: a multicentre randomized controlled trial assess-ing the impact of a “tailored lifestyle self-management intervention” (talent) on weight reduction