Feasibility and Effectiveness of an Automated Bilingual Text Message Intervention for Weight Loss: Pilot Study

@inproceedings{Kolodziejczyk2013FeasibilityAE,
  title={Feasibility and Effectiveness of an Automated Bilingual Text Message
Intervention for Weight Loss: Pilot Study},
  author={Julia K Kolodziejczyk and Gregory J. Norman and Angelica Barrera-Ng and Lindsay Dillon and Simon Marshall and Elva Arredondo and Cheryl L Rock and Fred Raab and William G. Griswold and Mark R. Sullivan and Kevin Patrick},
  booktitle={JMIR research protocols},
  year={2013}
}
BACKGROUND Little is known about the feasibility and acceptability of tailored text message based weight loss programs for English and Spanish-language speakers. OBJECTIVE This pilot study evaluated the feasibility, acceptability, and estimated impact of a tailored text message based weight loss program for English and Spanish-language speakers. The purpose of this pilot study was to inform the development of a full-scale randomized trial. METHODS There were 20 overweight or obese… CONTINUE READING
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