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04 November 2011

Commercial weight-loss programmes more effective

A new British study finds that commercial weight-loss programs are more effective and less costly than primary care-based programs led by specially trained staff.

A new British study finds that commercial weight-loss program are more effective and less costly than primary care-based programme led by specially trained staff.

There were 740 people at the start of the study, and follow-up data were available for 658 of them at the end of the 12-week programme and for 522 of them one year later.

 
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