Navigation Links
Study Finds Personal and Web-Based Support Equal Weight Loss Success
Date:3/11/2008

Kaiser Permanente Helps Members Achieve Weight Loss with Education &

Outreach

OAKLAND, Calif., March 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Findings in the Journal of the American Medical Association on the largest weight loss maintenance study to date reinforce Kaiser Permanente's approach to obesity prevention. The combination of both personal contact and web-based support are identified as the key to successful, long-term weight management. Kaiser Permanente's Center for Health Research in Portland, Ore., was the coordinating center for the Weight Loss Maintenance Trial of 1,032 overweight and obese adults and provided five of the study co-authors.

"The big discovery of this study is that losing weight and keeping it off is possible if you have ongoing, long-term support," said study second author Victor J. Stevens, Ph.D. a senior researcher at Kaiser Permanente's Center for Health Research. "Everyone in this country -- men, women, and children of every racial group -- is getting heavier because our society promotes eating too much and not getting enough exercise. We all need a personal health coach, and hopefully health care systems can provide that. That's why Kaiser Permanente does research: to find successful programs that fit into routine medical care, and that's what this study shows."

The study, presented at the American Heart Association's Nutrition, Physical Activity, and Metabolism Council Meeting in Colorado Springs, Colo., found that brief personal counseling and web-based intervention strategies offer the best hope in keeping weight off over three years. Of the study's participants, 287 were from Kaiser Permanente's Northwest region.

"The takeaway message of this study for people wanting to keep weight off long-term is: adopt a healthy diet; focus on lifestyle changes you can sustain; reduce calorie intake; keep notes daily on how much you eat and exercise; set specific, realistic goals you can meet;
'/>"/>

SOURCE Kaiser Permanente
Copyright©2008 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3 4

Related medicine technology :

1. Franklin & Seidelmann Publishes Complex Podiatry MRI Study
2. Progen Announces Commencement of Global Phase 3 Study for PI-88 in Post- Resection Liver Cancer
3. Northwestern Memorial Study Tests Cancer Drug on Scleroderma Patients
4. Bertrand Study Finds Significant Value in Breast-Specific Gamma Imaging (BSGI) as an Adjunctive Procedure in Breast Diagnostics
5. Study Finds Starion Instruments Tissue Welding Technology Safe and Effective in Parotidectomy Procedures
6. Thomson Healthcare Cancer Profiler Used in Study
7. Pharmacopeia Initiates Second Phase 2 Hypertension Study with PS433540 (DARA)
8. Genetic Variation Associated with Treatment Response in a Clinical Study of a New Atypical Antipsychotic Fiaptatm (iloperidone)
9. CMC, Moffitt Partner to Study Cancer
10. Pharmacopeia Completes Enrollment in Phase 2 Hypertension Study with PS433540 (DARA)
11. Oral Talactoferrin Alfa Improves Overall Survival in Patients With Refractory Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer: Final Phase 2 Study Results Presented at the 8th Annual Targeted Therapies for the Treatment Of Lung Cancer Meeting
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:5/27/2015)... -- Sequenom, Inc. (NASDAQ: SQNM ), a life sciences ... of innovative products and services, today announced that its ... operations in Grand Rapids, Michigan ... , North Carolina.  Sequenom Laboratories, cystic fibrosis carrier screen ... North Carolina laboratory location.  "The ...
(Date:5/27/2015)... 27, 2015 PharmaPoint: Type 1 Diabetes - Global ... Type 1 diabetes (T1D) is an autoimmune disease that permanently ... the body can no longer produce insulin. Over the last ... present, no other treatment can be offered to a patient ... analogs with different times of action - long-acting as well ...
(Date:5/27/2015)... NEW YORK , May 27, 2015 ... impacted by accelerated aging of population and ... and other lifestyles has been growing year after year, ... (PCI) market. PCI cases in China ... year earlier; meanwhile the interventional cardiovascular device industry there ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Sequenom Laboratories To Consolidate Michigan And North Carolina Facilities 2Sequenom Laboratories To Consolidate Michigan And North Carolina Facilities 3PharmaPoint: Type 1 Diabetes - Global Drug Forecast and Market Analysis to 2023 2PharmaPoint: Type 1 Diabetes - Global Drug Forecast and Market Analysis to 2023 3PharmaPoint: Type 1 Diabetes - Global Drug Forecast and Market Analysis to 2023 4China Interventional Cardiovascular Device Industry Report, 2014-2017 2China Interventional Cardiovascular Device Industry Report, 2014-2017 3
... Corporation (Nasdaq: THOR ), a world leader in ... failing hearts, said today it will be participating in the ... Wednesday, May 11. David V. Smith, executive vice ... the company, beginning at 8:40 a.m., Pacific Daylight Time (11:40 ...
... CINCINNATI, May 6, 2011 Kendle (Nasdaq: ... today announced the Company is postponing its Annual Meeting ... Research, LLC.  The annual meeting had been scheduled for ... 4, 2011, that it has signed a merger agreement ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Kendle Announces Postponement of 2011 Annual Meeting 2Kendle Announces Postponement of 2011 Annual Meeting 3Kendle Announces Postponement of 2011 Annual Meeting 4
(Date:5/27/2015)... May 27, 2015 While hair transplantation ... loss, a new pilot study conducted by a physician ... (ISHRS) has found hair follicle grafting can help treat ... was partially funded by ISHRS, which offers research grants ... hair restoration. , In the past decade, numerous ...
(Date:5/27/2015)... 27, 2015 The new http://www.carsonenergy.com ... Why investors should consider oil and gas investing, the ... wells are drilled, industry news, IRA investing, definitions and ... years of knowledge and experience is now in one ... to be able to access 24 hours a day, ...
(Date:5/27/2015)... 2015 CURE® Magazine and ... mission is to advance research, provide information and support, ... to battle the fifth most common type of cancer, ... start to grow out of control. , “CURE ... every stage of the cancer experience through digital and ...
(Date:5/27/2015)... 27, 2015 Difass USA, a modern ... U.S. with its first three flagship products, Dormiva™, Relaxiva™ ... nationwide through http://www.difassusa.com . , A restful ... productivity, but some people struggle with getting the full ... a sleep aid designed to help you fall asleep ...
(Date:5/27/2015)... Cincinnati, Ohio (PRWEB) May 27, 2015 Cincinnati ... Education & Research for Veterans (CERV) Foundation is proud to ... information fair for women Veterans June 11 at the Freedom ... Reporter Karin Johnson will be the emcee. , This ... and devotion to the nation. The banquet is free ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:New Research Finds Hair Grafting a Promising Therapy for Chronic Leg Ulcers - International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery Awards Research Grant 2Health News:New Research Finds Hair Grafting a Promising Therapy for Chronic Leg Ulcers - International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery Awards Research Grant 3Health News:Carson Energy Launches Next Generation Investor Website 2Health News:CURE® Magazine and Bladder Cancer Advocacy Network Align to Increase Awareness of Fifth Most Common Type of Cancer 2Health News:CURE® Magazine and Bladder Cancer Advocacy Network Align to Increase Awareness of Fifth Most Common Type of Cancer 3Health News:Supplement Brand Difass USA Launches in the U.S. with Three Flagship Products Designed to Bring Balance Back to Your Life 2Health News:Cincinnati VA Women’s Health Clinic Celebrates Women Veterans at Awards Banquet 2
... could prevent damage during play, study finds , FRIDAY, ... shoulder strength before the season starts may predict the ... report says. , Such knowledge could help the ... study,s author said. , A five-year study of 144 ...
... asthma, study finds, , THURSDAY, July 9 (HealthDay ... likelihood of developing such allergic disorders as eczema ... findings of 24 studies, researchers from the University ... gene -- which is thought to help maintain ...
... , ... and dc axial fans and blowers are now available in Canada from Electro Sonic. ... Chatsworth, CA (PRWEB) July 10, ... electronic component distributor, announced that they have reached a distribution agreement. Under the ...
... have long plagued the military in part because of ... fracture with microcapsules that deliver a drug to bolster ... , That technology might be around the corner, ... University Department of Orthopaedics and director of the ...
... Medical Equipment, a medical and sports injury supplies company, ... Industry." In a bold move to bring change to ... Precision Durable Medical Equipment, through their website http://www.injurysupplies.com ... acquire the equipment they need through their private insurance, ...
... NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., July 10 Many people struggle with ... can come from bad experiences in the past that they ... they are afraid of losing. The yearning comes from pleasurable ... Unfortunately, what is missing as people bounce back and ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Scientists Zero In on Elusive 'Allergy Gene' 2Health News:NMB Expands in Canada 2Health News:Team Develops Anti-Infection Technology 2Health News:Local Company Gives Out Injury Supplies at No Cost to Customers 2Health News:Escape From Fears and Yearnings by Living in the Now 2
... door 4 shelves. Over-sized compressor. ... Fluorescent interior lighting. Self-Contained System No plumbing ... Full One Year Warranty on Parts & ... Compressor. Also available as a chromatography ...
... Independent controls for Digital ... series stainless steel front. Anodized aluminum ends. ... series stainless steel floor. , Oversized ... to -30C , Positive seal self-closing ...
... The HC Series Large Capacity Refigerators ... embryos, semen, or biological samples at liquid-nitrogen ... holding times and capacities are available to ... Two low profile HCL models are also ...
Inquire...
Medicine Products: