AWM: Adults with Obesity BMI >/=30 (2020-21)

Author and Year:
Bennett G, Steinberg D, et al, 2018
PubMed ID:
Article Title:
Effectiveness of an app and provider counseling for obesity treatment in primary care.
Authors:
Bennett G, Steinberg D, Askew S, Levine E, Foley P, Batch B, Svetkey L, Bosworth H, Puleo E, Brewer A, DeVries A, Miranda H
Journal:
American Journal of Preventive Medicine
Year of publication:
2018
Volume:
55
Issue:
6
Page numbers:
777-786
Study Design:
Randomized Controlled Trial
Risk of Bias Assessment Rating:
Some concerns
Inclusion Criteria:
Aged 21–65 years, with a BMI of 30.0–44.9 and diagnosis of hypertension, diabetes, and hyperlipidemia. At least two visits to the health center in the last 12 months, English fluency, ownership of a mobile phone, and willingness to send/receive three to nine text messages per week.
Exclusion Criteria:
Pregnancy or
Research Purpose:
The present trial compares the effectiveness of usual care to a digital obesity treatment, combined with counseling from primary and ancillary care providers, on 12-month weight change among patients with socioeconomic disadvantages and elevated cardiovascular disease risk
Blinding efforts:
See ROB
Study Location:
USA
Source(s) of Funding:
Government
Please specify names of funders:
This trial is funded by the NIH, National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (R01DK093829).

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