Attended Medicine 2.0'14 Summit & World Congress (Maui, Hawaii, USA)
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...
Background: The Australian Dietary Guidelines (ADGs) recommend consuming a wide variety of nutritious food from core groups (breads and cereals, fruits, vegetables, dairy foods, lean meat, poultry, fish and vegetarian alternatives), while limiting foods which are nutrient poor. Adherence to ADGs and relationships with health outcomes have been evaluated for epidemiological purposes by diet quality indices or scores and shown to predict nutritional adequacy of dietary intake, risk factors for...
Full Paper Publications
JMIR mHealth and uHealth
A Brief Tool to Assess Image-Based Dietary Records and Guide Nutrition Counselling Among Pregnant Women: An Evaluation
Journal of Medical Internet Research
Dropout, Nonusage Attrition, and Pretreatment Predictors of Nonusage Attrition in a Commercial Web-Based Weight Loss Program
Weight Change in a Commercial Web-Based Weight Loss Program and its Association With Website Use: Cohort Study
A 12-Week Commercial Web-Based Weight-Loss Program for Overweight and Obese Adults: Randomized Controlled Trial Comparing Basic Versus Enhanced Features
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
How Accurate is Web-Based Self-Reported Height, Weight, and Body Mass Index in Young Adults?
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
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