Medicine 2.0'14 Summit & World Congress (Maui, Hawaii, USA)
Effectiveness of Weight Loss Interventions Delivered Using EHealth Technologies: A Systematic Review
Background: Due to the high prevalence of overweight and obesity among adults, cost-effective interventions that achieve significant weight loss and have a broad reach are required. Previous research highlights the potential of eHealth interventions to achieve weight loss, with systematic reviews indicating significantly greater weight loss using web-based weight loss interventions compared to no or minimal intervention control groups, and similar weight loss to traditional treatment approach...
Development of a Virtual Clinic Platform Within an Existing Web-Based Weight Loss Program.
Background: Web-based weight loss programs have been effective in the management of obesity. Some programs also use telephone or in-person counselling to supplement website content and features. Video calls have been used extensively in healthcare, however to-date no web-based weight loss programs have embedded this feature. Compared to existing third-party software which requires all users to install to enable communication, web real-time communication (web-RTC) platforms allow the video ca...
Full Paper Publications
Journal of Medical Internet Research
An 8-Week Web-Based Weight Loss Challenge With Celebrity Endorsement and Enhanced Social Support: Observational Study
Efficacy of Standard Versus Enhanced Features in a Web-Based Commercial Weight-Loss Program for Obese Adults, Part 2: Randomized Controlled Trial
Response to: Self-Directed Interventions to Promote Weight Loss: A Systematic Review of Reviews
Enhancement of Self-Monitoring in a Web-Based Weight Loss Program by Extra Individualized Feedback and Reminders: Randomized Trial
Physical Activity, Sedentary Behavior, and Diet-Related eHealth and mHealth Research: Bibliometric Analysis
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