Two large scale studies provide evidence that higher-intensity (i.e., 12 or more sessions per year) interventions delivered by trained interventionists result in greater weight loss (13). These 2-year pragmatic cluster-randomized weight-loss trials conducted in underserved primary care settings were funded by the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) in 2015 and were recently completed. The cluster design was used to minimize contamination between groups. To read the full study, click here.
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