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OBJECTIVE We examined the effects of an intensive lifestyle intervention (ILI), compared with a diabetes support and education (DSE) control intervention, on long-term changes in depression symptoms, antidepressant medication (ADM) use, and health-related quality of life (HRQoL) in overweight/obese individuals with type 2 diabetes. RESEARCH DESIGN AND(More)
To determine whether fluoxetine is effective in the long-term treatment of obesity and whether it is particularly useful in the treatment of obese binge-eaters, the authors randomly assigned 45 obese subjects (22 with binge-eating problems and 23 without binge-eating) to fluoxetine (60 mg/day) or placebo in a 52-week double-blind trial. The 21 subjects who(More)
A home measurement monitoring system has been developed for assessing progress and planning changes in care for patients with cystic fibrosis. Daily diary recording of specified measurements, quantitative symptom data, and free text are to be used for early detection of deteriorating trends before serious complications develop. Daily measurements made at(More)
Research related to age of onset of obesity may be hampered by two methodological problems: (a) inconsistencies across studies in the criteria used to define early-onset and maturity-onset obesity and (b) the failure to control for other differences between early-onset and maturity-onset obese patients. Analyzing data from 178 applicants to a behavioral(More)
Approximately 40% of off-treatment pediatric cancer survivors (PCS) are overweight or obese, which increases their risk for negative long-term physical health complications. Consistent with the Institute of Medicine's (IOM) emphasis on patients transitioning from treatment to cancer survivorship and increasing long-term healthy behaviors in these survivors,(More)
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