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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

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  • Individuals following a group weight loss counseling program;
  • Individuals following a group weight loss counseling program combined with BodyMedia’s wearable body-monitoring system;
  • Individuals using BodyMedia’s wearable body-monitoring system alone;
  • A control group consisting of individuals who received only a weight loss manual.

  • Dr. Blair added, “The initial study results show that wearable body monitors can be a useful weight loss tool alone, or when used with a standard weight loss program. In either case, the results show the ability to support weight loss in overweight and obese adults.”

    About BodyMedia, Inc.
    Founded in 1999, BodyMedia, Inc. is the pioneer in developing wearable body monitoring systems designed to help people lose weight, improve performance, and live a healthier lifestyle. Our patented multi-sensor technology has been adapted for a variety of markets, enabling us to deliver validated products that monitor calorie expenditure, amount of physical activity, number of steps taken, and sleep efficiency. No other comfortable, convenient, continuous body-monitoring product can measure physical activity and calories burned with BodyMedia’s greater-than-90% accuracy. For more information, visit www.bodymedia.com or call 412-543-1345.

    About The Norman J. Arnold School of Public Health (ASPH), University of South Carolina
    The Arnold School of Public Health was established in 1975 and has an enrollment of more than 740 public health majors, including 490 graduate students and 250 undergraduates. The School currently employs 100 tenure and research track faculty. Based at USC's main campus in Columbia, ASPH is fully accredited by the Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH) through 2009, and
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