Weight loss in obese African American and Caucasian adolescents: secondary analysis of a randomized clinical trial of behavioral therapy plus sibutramine.

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BACKGROUND Obesity, a major risk factor for cardiovascular disease, is more prevalent in African American adolescents than in their Caucasian counterparts. Effective weight loss treatment options are required to aid in the reduction of this health disparity. The purpose of this study, a secondary analysis of data collected as part of a double-blind… (More)

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@article{Budd2007WeightLI, title={Weight loss in obese African American and Caucasian adolescents: secondary analysis of a randomized clinical trial of behavioral therapy plus sibutramine.}, author={Geraldine M Budd and Laura L Hayman and Evelyn Crump and Clem Pollydore and Katherine Hawley and Joanna L Cronquist and Robert I Berkowitz}, journal={The Journal of cardiovascular nursing}, year={2007}, volume={22 4}, pages={288-96} }