Navigation Links
Results of Innovative Clinical Study Show New Combination for Weight Loss Success
Date:10/12/2010

SAN DIEGO, Oct. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- As the weight loss and fitness industry thought leaders gathered this week to discuss the nation's obesity epidemic, a new research study presented at the conference identified a new formula for weight loss success.

BodyMedia, Inc., the pioneer in developing wearable body monitoring systems, shared results from the first six months of an independently-funded clinical trial that evaluated the weight loss impact of its wearable body monitoring system when used with lifestyle intervention (behavior support) at the 28th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Obesity Society held in San Diego, October 8-12.

Researchers have long known the importance of the role of behavior support in weight loss, with in-person behavior support weight loss programs generally yielding 10% weight loss after thirty weeks (1,2,3,4). Now results of the new clinical study show that by combining a lifestyle intervention program and a body monitoring device to track physical activities and calories, people trying to lose weight can double their amount of weight loss.

The results of the study independently-conducted by Dr. John Jakicic, Ph.D. from the University of Pittsburgh's Physical Activity and Weight Management Research Center, not only provide new insight into a successful weight loss program for consumers, but a successful way to retain people in a weight loss program. Another important finding of the study showed that one hundred percent of the participants in the lifestyle intervention plus Armband group remained in the study during the entire six months, pointing to the fact that the body monitoring device and behavior support can keep people motivated and engaged in their weight loss program.

Results at six months showed that participants in the study who were attending the face-to-face group intervention program plus using BodyMedia FIT™ lost an average of 18 pounds, or more than 2X those in the lifestyle interv
'/>"/>

SOURCE BodyMedia, Inc.
Copyright©2010 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3 4

Related medicine technology :

1. Cephalon Announces Positive Results from a Pivotal Study of FENTORA in Opioid-tolerant Patients with Non-cancer Breakthrough Pain
2. Lexicon to Present Research Results at American Chemical Society Meeting Regarding Target of LX1031 Drug Candidate
3. Positive Kuvan(TM) Pivotal Phase 3 Trial Results Published in The Lancet
4. DOV Pharmaceutical, Inc. Announces Successful Phase Ib Results for DOV 21,947
5. Tapestry Reports Second Quarter 2007 Results
6. Phosphagenics Announces Positive Phase 1b Transdermal Insulin Clinical Trial Results
7. Emisphere Technologies, Inc. Announces 2007 Second Quarter Financial Results
8. Amicus Therapeutics Announces Second Quarter 2007 Financial Results
9. Genta Incorporated Announces Second Quarter 2007 Financial Results and Corporate Highlights
10. Vical Reports Second Quarter 2007 Financial Results, Allowance of Pandemic Influenza IND and Other Advances in Product Development Programs
11. MicroDose Announces Positive Results From the QDose Inhaled Insulin Glucose Clamp Study
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:12/19/2014)... Dec. 18, 2014  Decision Resources Group finds that ... States will increase to a value of ... driven by expansion in the large direct energy device ... be increasingly adopted due to the advantages they offer ... key findings from Decision Resources Group,s coverage of the ...
(Date:12/19/2014)... -- Baptist Health Lexington is the first facility in ... Fibrillation with Electrophysiology Services (EPS) Accreditation status from the Society ... the most common cardiac arrhythmia and has become recognized as ... stroke and possible death. More than 5 million patients in ... and the numbers are rapidly increasing as the population ages. ...
(Date:12/19/2014)... INDIANAPOLIS and LYON, France ... (NYSE: LLY ) and Adocia (Euronext Paris: ... focused on developing an ultra-rapid insulin, known as BioChaperone ... type 2 diabetes. BioChaperone Lispro relies on Adocia,s proprietary ... Lilly and Adocia will develop BioChaperone Lispro ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:U.S. Laparoscopic Device Market Will Reach Over $4.3 Billion by 2023 2U.S. Laparoscopic Device Market Will Reach Over $4.3 Billion by 2023 3Baptist Health Lexington First in the Nation to Receive Atrial Fibrillation with EPS Accreditation 2Baptist Health Lexington First in the Nation to Receive Atrial Fibrillation with EPS Accreditation 3Lilly and Adocia Announce Alliance to Co-Develop Ultra-Rapid Insulin Based on BioChaperone Technology 2Lilly and Adocia Announce Alliance to Co-Develop Ultra-Rapid Insulin Based on BioChaperone Technology 3
... Giaconda Ltd (ASX: GIA) today,announced that the US ... Investigational New Drug application (IND),for the clinical development ... with Mycobacterium avium spp,paratuberculosis (MAP). , ,The Company ... therapy to be submitted to the FDA for ...
... 2007 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ --,Allos Therapeutics, Inc. today announced ... a favorable opinion of the Committee for,Orphan ... (EMEA),has granted orphan drug designation to the ... of patients with,peripheral T-cell lymphoma (PTCL). In ...
Cached Medicine Technology:FDA approves MyocondaR IND for MAP in Crohn's Disease 2FDA approves MyocondaR IND for MAP in Crohn's Disease 3FDA approves MyocondaR IND for MAP in Crohn's Disease 4Allos Therapeutics' PDX Granted Orphan Medicinal Product,Designation by the European Commission 2Allos Therapeutics' PDX Granted Orphan Medicinal Product,Designation by the European Commission 3Allos Therapeutics' PDX Granted Orphan Medicinal Product,Designation by the European Commission 4
(Date:12/22/2014)... St. Petersburg, FL (PRWEB) December 22, 2014 ... needed. Sublime Beauty® has a fast and easy solution that ... online gift cards can be purchased from from $25 up ... ®. "We offer 100% customer satisfaction and a wide array ... cards have no fees and no expiration dates. , ...
(Date:12/22/2014)... 22, 2014 NAPW honors ... Woman of the Year. She is recognized with this ... most recognized networking organization of professional women in the ... Association of Professional Women is a vibrant networking community ... , Ms. Kreider is passionate and committed to best ...
(Date:12/22/2014)... Washington, DC (PRWEB) December 22, 2014 ... begins its year-long, professional development programs this month. ... LEAD, which focuses on nurse educators fast-tracked for ... for the Leadership Development Program for Simulation Educators, ... that specialized area of nursing education. , ...
(Date:12/22/2014)... (PRWEB) December 22, 2014 Parker & ... absolute best in Arizona home contracting services reports a ... to its quality services in 2014. As a company ... the early 1970s, Parker and Sons is a business ... The company works side-by-side with other top quality companies ...
(Date:12/21/2014)... (PRWEB) December 22, 2014 Recently, BambooFlooringChina.com, ... durable strand woven bamboo flooring collection , and launched ... 25%. The promotion is valid until Jan. 30, 2015. ... woven bamboo is the hardest bamboo flooring available today; ... resembling that of traditional teak hardwoods. Strand woven bamboo ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:National Association of Professional Women Announces Cheryl A. Kreider, President / CEO of Kreider Health Solutions, LLC, a 2014 Professional Woman of the Year 2Health News:NLN Leadership Institute Announces 2015 Cohorts 2Health News:NLN Leadership Institute Announces 2015 Cohorts 3Health News:Parker & Sons Reports A Record Number Of Favorable References With Regard To Its Quality Services In 2014 2Health News:Parker & Sons Reports A Record Number Of Favorable References With Regard To Its Quality Services In 2014 3Health News:BambooFlooringChina.com Announced Its Durable Strand Woven Bamboo Flooring Collection 2
... 18 ACM, one of the country,s ... Health Plans, Inc. today announced a new ... and pricing precision to medical,pharmacy infusion services ... over a decade, ACM,s e-Precision Claims(SM) technology ...
... the nation,s,leading supplier of replacement medical repair parts ... NEO award. Team NEO recognizes,the exceptional companies providing ... the engines fueling the Cleveland area economy., ... right about Northern Ohio,business," said President & CEO ...
... researchers have found that the region of the brain ... the thoughts of other people who are similar to ... considering those who are different politically, socially, or religiously. ... of the National Academy of Sciences, the study was ...
... A new UC Irvine study finds that lithium chloride, ... the development of inclusion body myositis, a skeletal muscle ... by scientists Frank LaFerla and Masashi Kitazawa, mice genetically ... six months after receiving daily doses of lithium chloride, ...
... ON. New U of T research holds promise ... also serve as a model for future therapies against ... Igor Stagljar, University of Toronto scientists have identified several ... or ExoS). One of these compounds, exosin, significantly inhibited ...
... Providence Hospital,and St. John Hospital and Medical Center ... major teaching hospitals by one of the country,s ... The recognition from Thomson (formally Solucient), recognizes hospitals,that ... Providence and SJH&MC were two of only ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:ACM Partners With Tufts Associated Health Plans to Improve the Cost-effective Delivery of Home Infusion Services 2Health News:Introspective experiences inform inferences about similar people -- but not dissimilar 2Health News:Introspective experiences inform inferences about similar people -- but not dissimilar 3Health News:Lithium chloride slows onset of skeletal muscle disorder 2Health News:Lithium chloride slows onset of skeletal muscle disorder 3Health News:Research promising for cystic fibrosis 2Health News:St. John Health Hospitals Honored as Nation's Top 15 Major Teaching Hospitals 2
... high-power, long-pulse Nd:YAG technology provides practitioners with the ... lesions and perform permanent hair reduction on all ... size feature allows the practitioner to instantly switch ... spot size with a simple twist of the ...
...
...
... is your system. CONMED's family of products ... New, state-of-the art generators feature proprietary Energy ... continuous synchronization of current and voltage in ... enables the system to sample current and ...
Medicine Products: