Assessing the Feasibility of a Web-Based Weight Loss Intervention for Low-Income Women of Reproductive Age: A Pilot Study

@inproceedings{Cavallo2016AssessingTF,
  title={Assessing the Feasibility of a Web-Based Weight Loss Intervention for Low-Income Women of Reproductive Age: A Pilot Study},
  author={David N Cavallo and Jessica A Sisneros and Ashley A Ronay and Cheryl L Robbins and Stephanie B Jilcott Pitts and Thomas C. Keyserling and Ai Ni and John Morrow and Maihan B Vu and Larry F Johnston and Carmen D Samuel-Hodge},
  booktitle={JMIR research protocols},
  year={2016}
}
BACKGROUND Low-income women of reproductive age are at increased risk for obesity and resulting increases in the risk of maternal/fetal complications and mortality and morbidity. Very few weight-loss interventions, however, have been targeted to this high-risk group. Based on the high prevalence of social media use among young and low-income individuals and previous successes using group formats for weight-loss interventions, the use of social media as a platform for weight-loss intervention… CONTINUE READING