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Comparison of range of commercial or primary care led weight reduction programmes with minimal intervention control for weight loss in obesity: Lighten Up randomised controlled trial

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Objective: To assess the effectiveness of a range of weight management programmes in terms of weight loss. Design: Eight arm randomised controlled trial. Setting: Primary care trust in Birmingham, England. Participants: 740 obese or overweight men and women with a comorbid disorder identified from general practice records. Interventions: Weight loss programmes of 12 weeks' duration: Weight Watchers; Slimming World; Rosemary Conley; group based, dietetics led programme; general practice one to...

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10.1136/bmj.d6500

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Primary Care Health Sciences
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Journal:
BMJ (Online)
Volume:
343
Issue:
7832
Pages:
1035-1035
Publication date:
2011-11-19
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EISSN:
1756-1833
ISSN:
0959-8146
URN:
uuid:f7634661-419f-4b30-ba6a-16465fb179a0
Source identifiers:
350384
Local pid:
pubs:350384
Language:
English

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