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The Results Are In: Users of BodyMedia's Wearable Body-Monitoring Technology Lose 3 Times More Weight
Date:3/11/2010

BodyMedia Releases Groundbreaking Results from a 2 year Clinical Trial

San Diego, CA (Vocus) March 11, 2010 -- With obesity in America reaching alarming levels – across our adult and youth populations - results from a clinical trial unveiled by BodyMedia today confirm that participants who used BodyMedia’s wearable body-monitoring technology either in conjunction with a group weight loss program or as part of their own self-directed program lost up to three times more weight than individuals who attempted to battle the bulge solo.

BodyMedia Inc., the pioneer in developing wearable body monitoring systems, shared results from the first 4-months of a clinical trial evaluating the impact of its wearable body-monitoring system on weight loss at the 29th Annual International Health, Racquet and Sportsclub Association (IHRSA) Trade Show and Convention today.

“The outcomes of this study show fresh, very promising results for people who are struggling to lose weight,” said Dr. Steven Blair, who conducted the study at The Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina. “The results show that people who wear BodyMedia’s body-monitoring technology while participating within a group weight loss program can lose up to three times as much weight as the participants who did not use BodyMedia’s technology during the study. For those who participated with only the aid of the BodyMedia armband and online web application (no group sessions), the results are equally encouraging: these participants lost more than twice as much weight as those without the benefit of the BodyMedia technology. From my perspective and long experience in this field, I believe this technology can have a profound effect on weight loss, as well as leading to healthier lifestyles. This is a pioneering study as to the effect of a multi-sensor wearable body monitoring sy
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