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New Study In The Lancet: Partnership Between Primary Care Physicians And Weight Watchers Program Result In Greater Weight Loss In Overweight And Obese Adults

(1) Wang YC et al (2011) Health and economic burden of the projected obesity trends in the USA and the UK, The  Lancet, v. 378, i. 9793, p. 815 – 825

(2) WHO. Global health risks: mortality and burden of disease attributable to selected major risks. World Health Organisation. 2009

(3) Ahern A et al (2011) Weight Watchers on prescription: An observational study of weight change among adults referred to Weight Watchers by the NHS, BMC Public Health, 11, 434

(4) Lewis AL et al (2011) A randomized controlled trial to compare a range of commercial or primary care led weight reduction programs with a minimal intervention control for weight loss in obesity; the lighten up trial. Obesity reviews; vol 12 (suppl 1):61

(5) Anses: Evaluation of the risk related to dietary weight loss practices: A collective Expert Report. November 2010

SOURCE Weight Watchers International, Inc.

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