Research Paper Title Obesity Pharmacotherapy is Effective in the Veterans Affairs Patient Population: A Local and Virtual Cohort Study. Background Obesity is a major public health challenge, and the US military veteran population is disproportionately affected. Using deidentified records from a local weight management clinic and a national clinical data repository, obesity pharmacotherapy use and… Read More
Can a Theory of Planned Behaviour-Based Programme increase Physical Activity in Overweight/Obese Military Personnel?
Research Paper Title A Theory of Planned Behaviour-Based Programme to Increase Physical Activity in Overweight/Obese Military Personnel: A Randomised Controlled Trial. Background Designing a health promotion program to increase physical activity may contribute to weight management. The purpose of this study was to investigate a theory of planned behaviour (TPB) programme to address this problem… Read More
Military Personnel: The Theory of Planned Behaviour & Weight Management
Research Paper Title A Theory of Planned Behavior-Based Program to Increase Physical Activity in Overweight/Obese Military Personnel: A Randomised Controlled Trial. Background Designing a health promotion program to increase physical activity may contribute to weight management. The purpose of this study was to investigate a theory of planned behaviour (TPB) programme to address this problem… Read More
“I have been on a diet for two weeks and all I have lost is two weeks.” Totie Fields (1930 to 1978) Born Sophie Feldman in Hartford, Connecticut, Totie Fields was a Jewish-American comedian who started singing while still in high school, taking the stage name of Totie Fields. Fields gained fame during the 1960’s… Read More
Is Military Service a Factor in Weight Perceptions & Weight Loss Attempts?
Research Paper Title Weight Perceptions and Weight Loss Attempts: Military Service Matters. Background People who do not perceive themselves as overweight or obese are less likely to use weight loss treatments. However, little is known about weight perceptions and their association with weight loss attempts among people who have served in the military. They represent… Read More
Does Losing Weight following Diagnosis of Type 2 Diabetes Boost The Chance of Remission?
Research Paper Title Behaviour change, weight loss and remission of Type 2 diabetes: a community‐based prospective cohort study. Background To quantify the association between behaviour change and weight loss after diagnosis of Type 2 diabetes, and the likelihood of remission of diabetes at 5‐year follow‐up. Methods The researchers conducted a prospective cohort study in 867… Read More
Linking Stress, Emotional Eating & Soldiers
Research Paper Title Body weight status, perceived stress, and emotional eating among US Army Soldiers: A mediator model. Background In civilians, overweight and obesity are associated with emotional eating behaviours such as eating in response to stress, but this association has not been examined in Soldiers, a population with unique stressors. This cross-sectional study examined… Read More
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