Evidence-based strategies in weight-loss mobile apps.

@article{Pagoto2013EvidencebasedSI,
  title={Evidence-based strategies in weight-loss mobile apps.},
  author={Sherry L. Pagoto and Kristin L. Schneider and Mirjana Jojic and Michele A. DeBiasse and Devin M. Mann},
  journal={American journal of preventive medicine},
  year={2013},
  volume={45 5},
  pages={576-82}
}
BACKGROUND Physicians have limited time for weight-loss counseling, and there is a lack of resources to which they can refer patients for assistance with weight loss. Weight-loss mobile applications (apps) have the potential to be a helpful tool, but the extent to which they include the behavioral strategies included in evidence-based interventions is… CONTINUE READING