NPA-GP: Anthropometric Outcomes (2021)

Author and Year:
Huseinovic E, Bertz F, et al. 2016
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Article Title:
Effectiveness of a weight loss intervention in postpartum women: results from a randomized controlled trial in primary health care.
Huseinovic E, Bertz F, Leu Agelii M, Hellebö Johansson E, Winkvist A, Brekke H
American Journal of Clinical Nutrition
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Study Design:
Randomized Controlled Trial
Risk of Bias Assessment Rating:
Some concerns
Inclusion Criteria:
Self-reported BMI (in kg/m2) of >/= 27 at 6–15 wk postpartum
Exclusion Criteria:
Serious disease in woman or child; participation in another weight trial; inability to assimilate written study material in Swedish
Research Purpose:
Thus, the LEVA in Real Life study (NCT01949558) was designed to examine the short- and long-term effectiveness of a diet treatment to produce weight loss among postpartum women when conducted within the primary health care setting.
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Study Location:
Gothenburg, Sweden
Source(s) of Funding:
Government, Not-for-profit
Please specify names of funders:
Swedish Council for Working Life and Social Research (AW) Swedish government under the ALF agreement Swedish Nutrition Foundation (EH)
Trial Name if applicable:
LEVA in Real Life