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UCSD seeking participants In two no-cost weight control research programs

Researchers at UCSD and Rady Children’s Hospital are conducting two no-cost weight control research programs for overweight children age 8-17 years old and their families.

iROC
Does your child continue to snack or eat after a full meal? Does your child say that he/she is always hungry? If yes, you and your child may qualify for the iROC Research study.

Needed:
  • Overweight children between 8-13 years
  • Multi-site 8-16 weekly individual sessions
  • Treatment aimed to help children who continue to eat when they are not hungry and don’t feel full.
  • Families will be compensated for time and effort
  • Treatment offered at UCSD in La Jolla and San Marcos
PEER
Treatment aimed to help emotional eaters (eating more when sad, bored, angry, etc.)
 
Needed:
  • Overweight adolescent girls between 13-17 years of age
  • Treatment offered at UCSD in La Jolla
  • 16 weekly group sessions for parent and teen
  • Families will be compensated for time and effort
To learn more, call 855-827-3498 (UCSD-4-W8), email kidsweight@ucsd.edu or visit www.obesitytreatment.ucsd.edu.