A Study to Evaluate the Experiences of Women with High BMI Status in Reproductive Care

Overview

About this study

The purpose of this research is to assess the experiences of women with high BMI status in accessing and receiving reproductive care which may include services offered and/or denied and prerequisites for treatment, such as weight loss, and to evaluate the effects of social and clinical weight bias and stigma on women with high BMI status in receiving reproductive care.

 

 

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. There is no guarantee that every individual who qualifies and wants to participate in a trial will be enrolled. Contact the study team to discuss study eligibility and potential participation.

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Over 18 years of age.
  • Biologically female.
  • Has consulted with Mayo Clinic’s department of Reproductive Endocrinology & Infertility.
  • Has a BMI of ≥ 35.

Exclusion Criteria:  

  • Minor (under 18 years of age).
  • Not biologically female.
  • Has not consulted with Mayo Clinic’s department of Reproductive Endocrinology & Infertility.
  • Has a BMI of < 35.

Participating Mayo Clinic locations

Study statuses change often. Please contact the study team for the most up-to-date information regarding possible participation.

Mayo Clinic Location Status Contact

Jacksonville, Fla.

Mayo Clinic principal investigator

Chandra Shenoy, M.D.

Closed for enrollment

Contact information:

Abigail Rousseau

(507) 422-5652

rousseau.abigail@mayo.edu

Rochester, Minn.

Mayo Clinic principal investigator

Chandra Shenoy, M.D.

Closed for enrollment

Contact information:

Kirsten Riggan M.S., M.A.

(507) 284-2046

Riggan.Kirsten@mayo.edu

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