Binge eating disorder affects outcome of comprehensive very-low-calorie diet treatment.

  title={Binge eating disorder affects outcome of comprehensive very-low-calorie diet treatment.},
  author={S Z Yanovski and J F Gormally and Maureen S Leser and Harry E. Gwirtsman and Jack A. Yanovski},
  journal={Obesity research},
  volume={2 3},
To determine the effects of binge eating disorder (BED) on weight loss and maintenance in women undergoing treatment for obesity, we studied the weight changes of 38 women (body mass index > 30 kg/m2), 21 of whom met proposed criteria for BED and 17 of whom reported few problems with binge eating, during and after a 26-week comprehensive very-low-calorie diet (VLCD) treatment program. All 17 subjects without and 16/21 subjects with BED returned for four follow-up visits over 12 months (p = 0.05… CONTINUE READING

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