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Continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) has revolutionized the treatment of patients on intensive insulin therapy and its utility can also be harnessed to help individuals with prediabetes make healthful lifestyle changes. Successful weight loss requires adherence to lower calories, regular exercise, and self-monitoring. This proposal will test the hypothesis that intermittent CGM will facilitate all of these components for successful weight loss by functioning as a continuous self-monitor and guiding healthful food choices and physical activity.
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Published on BioPortfolio: 2019-02-21T23:41:20-0500
Clinical trial to test the efficacy of an online platform based on behavior change principles in promoting weight loss among overweight and obese students and employees of the Federal Univ...
This study is a 12-week pilot randomized controlled trial to test the feasibility and effectiveness of a home telenutrition weight loss program in men in West Virginia.
The purpose of this study is to learn how to personalize weight loss programs. In this research we will study: 1. Whether a weight loss counselor should decide if the traditional weight...
This study will examine whether, compared to a standard, low-fat, calorie-restricted diet intervention, the clinic-supported Ideal Protein weight loss method will result in greater weight ...
The goal of this project is to test whether a phone and mail-based program designed to help people who have recently lost weight helps them keep the weight off over a 2 year period.
The self-perception of weight and weight loss attempts might promote weight loss and maintenance.
Some weight regain is expected after bariatric surgery; however, this concept is not well defined. A favorable weight loss response has commonly been defined as 50% excess weight loss (EWL). The medic...
Approximately 24% of U.S. adolescents attempted to lose weight during 2009-2010, and studies show that girls are more likely than boys to attempt weight loss (1,2). Adolescents are known to use multip...
Weight loss surgery is safe and effective, but fluid and electrolyte balance remains problematic postoperatively. We developed a mobile app to help patients recover after weight loss surgery.
Laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy (LSG) restricts gastric volume to achieve weight loss. We aimed to compare the efficacy of LSG with and without antrectomy for achieving weight loss.
Decrease in existing BODY WEIGHT.
An eating disorder that is characterized by the lack or loss of APPETITE, known as ANOREXIA. Other features include excess fear of becoming OVERWEIGHT; BODY IMAGE disturbance; significant WEIGHT LOSS; refusal to maintain minimal normal weight; and AMENORRHEA. This disorder occurs most frequently in adolescent females. (APA, Thesaurus of Psychological Index Terms, 1994)
A condition of involuntary weight loss of greater then 10% of baseline body weight. It is characterized by atrophy of muscles and depletion of lean body mass. Wasting is a sign of MALNUTRITION as a result of inadequate dietary intake, malabsorption, or hypermetabolism.
Inflammation of the PERICARDIUM that is characterized by the fibrous scarring and adhesion of both serous layers, the VISCERAL PERICARDIUM and the PARIETAL PERICARDIUM leading to the loss of pericardial cavity. The thickened pericardium severely restricts cardiac filling. Clinical signs include FATIGUE, muscle wasting, and WEIGHT LOSS.
General ill health, malnutrition, and weight loss, usually associated with chronic disease.
Obesity is the condition in which excess fat has accumulated in the body (mostly in subcutaneous tissues). clinical obesity is considered to be present when a person has a BMI of over 30 (Oxford Dictionary of Medicine). It is becoming increasing common i...