Current Studies

The Energy Balance Laboratory has a variety of ongoing research projects. For more information regarding any research project, please contact the project coordinator listed on each study page.

Weight Management for Adolescents with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities

The Weight Management for Adolescents with IDD study is designed to investigate the impact of two delivery systems (face-to-face and technology) and two diets (enhanced Stop Light Diet and conventional diet) on weight loss and maintenance in adolescents with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

Midwest Diet and Exercise Trial (M-DEx)

The Midwest Diet and Exercise Trial (M-DEx) is designed to investigate 3 different methods of delivering a weight management program in a primary care clinic.

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