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The overall aim of this study is to evaluate the acceptability and feasibility of a primary-care based approach to facilitating engagement in online behavior tracking and community support networks for weight loss ("facilitation condition") over 12 weeks among adults with obesity.
UF Health at the University of Florida
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University of Florida
Published on BioPortfolio: 2019-10-16T10:39:40-0400
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