NPA-GP: Anthropometric Outcomes (2021)

Author and Year:
Huseinovic E, Bertz F, et al, 2018
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Article Title:
Two-year follow-up of a postpartum weight loss intervention: results from a randomized controlled trial.
Huseinovic E, Bertz F, Brekke H, Winkvist A
Maternal & Child 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:
In the current report, we present 2-year data of this trial after1 year of unsupervised follow-up. We examine if 12-week weight loss is associated with outcome at 2 years and investigate if self-weighing frequency is related to weight change between 1 and 2 years.
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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; NCT01949558