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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-09-29T15:57:27-0400
This study aims to evaluate if a web-based support system with daily self-monitoring of weight, use of an activity measuring wrist-band, and communication between the clinic and the parent...
This study evaluates the families' and health care professional's experience from using a web based support system including mobile applications for self-monitoring weight and physical act...
This study evaluates if usual physical care visits to an outpatient pediatric clinic can be replaced with more frequent and shorter Telephone coaching Contacts during 18 months.
This study is designed to translate an evidence-based family-based weight loss treatment for childhood obesity (FBT) into primary care settings using co-located interventionists to serve a...
The purpose of this study is to determine the effect of the community-based obesity treatment (PP), compared to usual care (UC), on changes in maternal weight over 12 months.
The aim was to examine the health and economic consequences of osteopathic care for low back pain and neck pain in addition to usual care compared to usual care alone.
Tiered and narrow provider networks are mechanisms implemented by health plans to reduce health care costs. The benefits of narrow networks for consumers usually come in the form of lower premiums in ...
It is critically important to evaluate the effect of nonpharmacological treatments on low back pain and associated disability.
Sexual minority women are more likely to delay care, less likely to have a usual place of care, and more likely to exhibit higher risk behaviors such as smoking, obesity, heavy drinking resulting in a...
Growth in the prevalence of severe pediatric obesity and tertiary care pediatric weight management programs supports the application of chronic disease management models to the care of children with s...
A condition of having excess fat in the abdomen. Abdominal obesity is typically defined as waist circumferences of 40 inches or more in men and 35 inches or more in women. Abdominal obesity raises the risk of developing disorders, such as diabetes, hypertension and METABOLIC SYNDROME X.
Organization of medical and nursing care according to the degree of illness and care requirements in the hospital. The elements are intensive care, intermediate care, self-care, long-term care, and organized home care.
The condition of weighing two, three, or more times the ideal weight, so called because it is associated with many serious and life-threatening disorders. In the BODY MASS INDEX, morbid obesity is defined as having a BMI greater than 40.0 kg/m2.
A sub-PHENOTYPE of obese individuals who have a risk for CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASES between that of healthy individuals with normal weight and unhealthy individuals with obesity.
BODY MASS INDEX in children (ages 2-12) and in adolescents (ages 13-18) that is grossly above the recommended cut-off for a specific age and sex. For infants less than 2 years of age, obesity is determined based on standard weight-for-length percentile measures.