Efficacy of commercial weight-loss programs: An updated systematic review

Kimberly A Gudzune, Ruchi S. Doshi, Ambereen K. Mehta, Zoobia W. Chaudhry, David K. Jacobs, Rachit M. Vakil, Clare Lee, Sara N Bleich, Jeanne Clark

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Background: Commercial and proprietary weight-loss programs are popular obesity treatment options, but their efficacy is unclear. Purpose: To compare weight loss, adherence, and harms of commercial or proprietary weight-loss programs versus control/education (no intervention, printed materials only, health education curriculum, or

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)501-512
Number of pages12
JournalAnnals of Internal Medicine
Volume162
Issue number7
DOIs
StatePublished - Apr 7 2015

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Efficacy of commercial weight-loss programs : An updated systematic review. / Gudzune, Kimberly A; Doshi, Ruchi S.; Mehta, Ambereen K.; Chaudhry, Zoobia W.; Jacobs, David K.; Vakil, Rachit M.; Lee, Clare; Bleich, Sara N; Clark, Jeanne.

In: Annals of Internal Medicine, Vol. 162, No. 7, 07.04.2015, p. 501-512.

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Gudzune, Kimberly A ; Doshi, Ruchi S. ; Mehta, Ambereen K. ; Chaudhry, Zoobia W. ; Jacobs, David K. ; Vakil, Rachit M. ; Lee, Clare ; Bleich, Sara N ; Clark, Jeanne. / Efficacy of commercial weight-loss programs : An updated systematic review. In: Annals of Internal Medicine. 2015 ; Vol. 162, No. 7. pp. 501-512.
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