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Waianae Diet Program: long-term follow-up.

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Title: Waianae Diet Program: long-term follow-up.
Authors: Shintani, Terry T., 1951-
Beckham, Sheila
Tang, J
O'Connor, H K
Hughes, Claire Kuʻuleilani
Issue Date: May 1999
Abstract: A long-term follow-up was conducted on 82 participants from prior programs based on ad libitum feeding of a traditional Hawaiian diet. Follow-up period ranged from 12 months to 90 months and averaged 33.67 months. An average weight loss of 15.1 pounds was maintained over 7.5 years of follow-up (p < 0.0005) even when stratified over two year intervals, suggesting that this type of program may be an effective long-term weight loss intervention.
URI/DOI: http://hdl.handle.net/10524/53901
ISSN: 0017-8594
Appears in Collections:Hawaii Medical Journal Articles For 1999



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