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A randomised controlled trial to compare a range of commercial or primary care led weight reduction programmes with a minimal intervention control for weight loss in obesity: the Lighten Up trial.

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BACKGROUND: Developed countries are facing a huge rise in the prevalence of obesity and its associated chronic medical problems. In the UK Primary Care Trusts are charged with addressing this in the populations they serve, but evidence about the most effective ways of delivering services is not available. The aim of this study is to determine the effectiveness of a range of weight loss programmes for obese patients in primary care and to determine the characteristics of patients who respond ...

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Peer reviewed

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10.1186/1471-2458-10-439

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Primary Care Health Sciences
Role:
Author
Publisher:
BioMed Central
Journal:
BMC public health More from this journal
Volume:
10
Issue:
1
Pages:
439
Publication date:
2010-07-27
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EISSN:
1471-2458
ISSN:
1471-2458
Language:
English
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uuid:1d0bd788-d306-4c99-b8ed-06ea9335dac5
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pubs:350382
Source identifiers:
350382
Deposit date:
2012-12-19

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