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Figure 1. CONSORT flow diagram. BMI indicates body mass index (calculated as weight in kilograms divided by height in meters squared); EMR, electronic medical record; HTN, hypertension; PCP, primary care provider. aNon-English or non-Spanish speakers. bChronic use of medications likely to cause weight gain or prevent weight loss. cParticipants excluded due to a serious medical condition or psychiatric condition.

Figure 1. CONSORT flow diagram. BMI indicates body mass index (calculated as weight in kilograms divided by height in meters squared); EMR, electronic medical record; HTN, hypertension; PCP, primary care provider. aNon-English or non-Spanish speakers. bChronic use of medications likely to cause weight gain or prevent weight loss. cParticipants excluded due to a serious medical condition or psychiatric condition.

Figure 2. Effects of Be Fit, Be Well lifestyle intervention on (A) weight, (B) systolic and (C) diastolic blood pressure, and (D) blood pressure control. Error bars indicate 95% CIs.

Figure 2. Effects of Be Fit, Be Well lifestyle intervention on (A) weight, (B) systolic and (C) diastolic blood pressure, and (D) blood pressure control. Error bars indicate 95% CIs.

Table 1. Baseline Characteristics of Participants
Table 1. Baseline Characteristics of Participants
Table 2. Baseline Levels and Changes From Baseline by Treatment Groupa
Table 2. Baseline Levels and Changes From Baseline by Treatment Groupa
Table 3. Baseline Levels and Blood Pressure Changes by Treatment Groupa
Table 3. Baseline Levels and Blood Pressure Changes by Treatment Groupa
Table 4. Baseline Levels and Change in Hypertension-Related Self-management Behaviors
Table 4. Baseline Levels and Change in Hypertension-Related Self-management Behaviors
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Original Investigation
Apr 9, 2012

Obesity Treatment for Socioeconomically Disadvantaged Patients in Primary Care Practice

Author Affiliations

Author Affiliations: Duke Obesity Prevention Program (Dr Bennett and Ms Askew), Department of Psychology and Neuroscience (Dr Bennett), and Duke Global Health Institute (Dr Bennett and Ms Askew), Duke University, Durham, North Carolina; Departments of Epidemiology (Drs Warner and Colditz), Society, Human Development, and Health (Drs Bennett and Emmons), and Biostatistics (Dr Rosner), Harvard School of Public Health, and Department of Medicine, Harvard Medical School (Dr Rosner), and Center for Community-Based Research, Division of Population Sciences, Dana Farber Cancer Institute (Drs Bennett, Warner, and Emmons and Mss Askew and Goldman), Boston, Massachusetts; Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, Maryland (Dr Glasgow); Institute for Health Research, Kaiser Permanente, Denver, Colorado (Dr Ritzwoller); and Division of Public Health Sciences, Department of Surgery, Alvin J. Siteman Cancer Center, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, Missouri (Dr Colditz).

Arch Intern Med. 2012;172(7):565-574. doi:10.1001/archinternmed.2012.1
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