TITLE

One hundred-pound weight losses with an intensive behavioral program: changes in risk factors in 118 patients with long-term follow-up

PUB. DATE
August 2007
SOURCE
American Journal of Clinical Nutrition;Aug2007, Vol. 86 Issue 2, p301
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents a study of the rates of weight loss and changes in risk factors and medication requirements, as well as long-term weight maintenance approach in patients who lost one hundred pounds. The intervention for severe obesity included meal replacements, low energy diets, and physical activities. Results suggests that intensive behavioral intervention can be very effective treatment with minimal risk of coronary heart disease like hypertension for severely obese persons.
ACCESSION #
26616640

 

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