Pediatric Obesity Weight Evaluation Registry (POWER) Study


  • Study type

  • Study IDs

  • Describes the nature of a clinical study. Types include:

    • Observational study — observes people and measures outcomes without affecting results.
    • Interventional study (clinical trial) — studies new tests, treatments, drugs, surgical procedures or devices.
    • Medical records research — uses historical information collected from medical records of large groups of people to study how diseases progress and which treatments and surgeries work best.
  • Site IRB
    • Rochester, Minnesota: 14-000508
    NCT ID: NCT02121132
    Sponsor Protocol Number: 14-000508

About this study

The main objective of this study is to establish a national pediatric obesity registry known as POWER (Pediatric Obesity Weight Evaluation Registry). This registry will contain clinical data from individual comprehensive pediatric weight management programs around the United States for overweight and obese youth.

Participation eligibility

Participant eligibility includes age, gender, type and stage of disease, and previous treatments or health concerns. Guidelines differ from study to study, and identify who can or cannot participate. If you need assistance understanding the eligibility criteria, please contact the study team.

See eligibility criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • age 18 years or younger
  • overweight or obese patient
  • initial medical evaluation in a pediatric weight management program between March 1, 2014-August 31, 2015.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • no exclusion criteria

Participating Mayo Clinic locations

Study statuses change often. Please contact us for help.

Mayo Clinic Location Status Contact

Rochester, Minn.

Mayo Clinic principal investigator

Seema Kumar, M.D.

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Contact information:

Mary Heyrman M.S.N., R.N., C.M.S.R.N.