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doi: 10.1249/FIT.0b013e318201c8df
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TELEPHONE-BASED SUPPORT FOR WEIGHT LOSS SURGERY: A Practice-Based Program Evaluation

Benson, Gretchen A. B.S., R.D., CDE; Pronk, Nicolaas P. Ph.D., FACSM; VanWormer, Jeffrey J. M.S.; Katz, Abigail S. Ph.D.; Marr, Thomas J. M.D.

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Abstract

LEARNING OBJECTIVES: • This article provides the reader with an overview of an integrated and systematically implemented weight loss surgery support program designed to improve healthy lifestyle behaviors for bariatric surgery candidates before and after their surgery. The purpose of the article is to:

* Provide an outline of the program and the partnerships involved

* Document the health impact of the program on participants

* Consider the health impact differences between participants with and without glucose impairment

© 2011 American College of Sports Medicine

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