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Doctor Referral of Overweight People to Low Energy total diet replacement Treatment (DROPLET): pragmatic randomised controlled trial

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Objective To test the effectiveness and safety of a total diet replacement (TDR) programme for routine treatment of obesity in a primary care setting. Design Pragmatic, two arm, parallel group, open label, individually randomised controlled trial. Setting 10 primary care practices in Oxfordshire, UK. Participants 278 adults who were obese and seeking support to lose weight: 138 were assigned to the TDR programme and 140 to... Expand abstract
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10.1136/bmj.k3760

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University of Oxford
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Medical Sciences Division
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Primary Care Health Sciences
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Institution:
University of Oxford
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Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Primary Care Health Sciences
Oxford college:
Wolfson College
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0000-0002-1802-4217
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Primary Care Health Sciences
Role:
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Primary Care Health Sciences
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Collaboration for Leadership in Applied Health Research and Care Oxford at Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust
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362
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Article: k3760
Publication date:
2018-09-26
Acceptance date:
2018-08-03
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ISSN:
0959-8138
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pubs:896608
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uri:8959a0ea-db98-491e-b1eb-d467e5db1621
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