TITLE

Long term maintenance of weight loss with non-surgical interventions in obese adults: systematic review and meta-analyses of randomised controlled trials

AUTHOR(S)
Dombrowski, S. U.; Knittle, K.; Avenell, A.; Araújo-Soares, V.; Sniehotta, F. F.
PUB. DATE
May 2014
SOURCE
BMJ: British Medical Journal;5/17/2014, Vol. 348 Issue 7958, p14
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses a study on evidence for the effectiveness of non-surgical weight interventions for weight loss maintenance. Topics addressed include the benefits of behavioral interventions covering diet and physical activity, weight loss maintenance through administration of the anti-obesity drug orlistat alongside behavioral interventions, and adverse gastrointestinal events resulting from orlistat. Also mentioned are differences in weight change after initial weight loss.
ACCESSION #
96060894

 

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