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Doctor Referral of Overweight People to a Low-Energy Treatment (DROPLET) in primary care using total diet replacement products: a protocol for a randomised controlled trial.

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The global prevalence of obesity has risen significantly in recent decades. There is a pressing need to identify effective interventions to treat established obesity that can be delivered at scale. The aim of the Doctor Referral of Overweight People to a Low-Energy Treatment (DROPLET) study is to determine the clinical effectiveness, feasibility and acceptability of referral to a low-energy total diet replacement programme compared with usual weight management interv...

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University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Primary Care Health Sciences
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University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Primary Care Health Sciences
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Primary Care Health Sciences
Role:
Author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Primary Care Health Sciences
Role:
Author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Primary Care Health Sciences
Role:
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National Institute for Health Research
Publisher:
BMJ Publishing Group
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BMJ Open More from this journal
Volume:
7
Issue:
8
Pages:
e016709
Publication date:
2017-08-01
Acceptance date:
2017-06-21
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EISSN:
2044-6055
Language:
English
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2017-08-10

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