SHINE Study:
Osher seeks overweight adults for weight loss study

ENROLLMENT FOR THIS STUDY IS NOW CLOSED.

  • Are you overweight?
  • Do you eat when you’re not hungry or when stressed?
  • Ready to make long-term lifestyle changes to lose weight?

The UCSF SHINE study is seeking overweight adults to participate in a study that includes a novel six-month weight loss program aimed at helping people make healthy diet and exercise lifestyle changes.

As a participant in the SHINE Study, you would:

  • Participate in a 16-session group-based weight loss and wellness program for 6 months
  • Meet individually with a dietitian
  • Receive a pedometer
  • Complete several assessment visits over 18 months
  • Get support in making long-term healthy lifestyle choices around diet and exercise to lose weight
  • Be compensated for study visits
  • For more information, read the Consent Form.

You may be eligible if:

  • You are at least 18 years old
  • You are overweight (BMI 30-45, BMI Calculator available online)
  • You do not have diabetes.

ENROLLMENT FOR THIS STUDY IS NOW CLOSED.

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