Journal article icon

Journal article

Extended and standard duration weight-loss programme referrals for adults in primary care (WRAP): a randomised controlled trial

Abstract:

BACKGROUND: Evidence exist that primary care referral to an open-group behavioural programme is an effective strategy for management of obesity, but little evidence on optimal intervention duration is available. We aimed to establish whether 52-week referral to an open-group weight-management programme would achieve greater weight loss and improvements in a range of health outcomes and be more cost-effective than the current practice of 12-week referrals.

METHODS: In this non-blinde...

Expand abstract
Publication status:
Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

Actions


Access Document


Files:
Publisher copy:
10.1016/S0140-6736(17)30647-5

Authors


More by this author
Institution:
University of Oxford
Oxford college:
Wolfson College
Role:
Author
Expand authors...
More from this funder
Funding agency for:
Jebb, SA
Grant:
U105960389
More from this funder
Funding agency for:
Ahern, AL
Grant:
MC_UU_12015/4
More from this funder
Funding agency for:
Mander, AP
Grant:
G0800860
Weight Watchers International More from this funder
Publisher:
Elsevier Publisher's website
Journal:
Lancet Journal website
Volume:
389
Issue:
10085
Pages:
2214-2225
Publication date:
2017-03-06
DOI:
EISSN:
1474-547X
ISSN:
0140-6736
Source identifiers:
694006
Language:
English
Keywords:
Pubs id:
pubs:694006
UUID:
uuid:aa09d555-e75b-4996-97d9-e1faf7ffef46
Local pid:
pubs:694006
Deposit date:
2017-06-21

Terms of use


Views and Downloads






If you are the owner of this record, you can report an update to it here: Report update to this record

TO TOP