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Megan Rollo (meg99)
School Of Health Sciences, Faculty of Health and Medicine, Priority Research Centre in Physical Activity and Nutrition, University of Newcastle
 
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Attended Medicine 2.0'14 Summit & World Congress (Maui, Hawaii, USA)
Thursday, November 13, 2014 to Friday, November 14, 2014
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Medicine 2.0'14 Summit & World Congress (Maui, Hawaii, USA)

Food Image Classification for Dietary Intake Reporting for Future MHealth Applications in Australia.
Yasmine Probst, Duc Thanh Nguyen, Wanqing Li, Megan Rollo*

Background: There is an increase in the incidence of obesity in the world and a concomitant increase in the health budget of governments as they struggle to provide healthcare for their citizens. In Australia alone, more than 70% of males and 55% of females are presently overweight costing the country $120 billion. Apart from eating nutritious food, there is a need to eat appropriate portions in order to stay healthy and avoid obesity. An innovative approach to managing people's food consumpt...

Effectiveness of Weight Loss Interventions Delivered Using EHealth Technologies: A Systematic Review
Megan Rollo*, Melinda Hutchesson, Rebecca Krukowski*, Louisa Ells, Jean Harvey*, Philip Morgan, Robin Callister, Ronald Plotnikoff, Clare Collins*

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.
Megan Rollo*, Andrew Harvey, Melinda Hutchesson, Pennie Jones, Anna Crook, Geoff Skinner, Clare Collins*

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...

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JMIR Cardio

Food Addiction Support: Website Content Analysis
Rebecca A McKenna, Megan E Rollo, Janelle A Skinner, Tracy L Burrows
JMIR Cardio 2018;2(1):e10

JMIR mHealth and uHealth

A Brief Tool to Assess Image-Based Dietary Records and Guide Nutrition Counselling Among Pregnant Women: An Evaluation
Amy M Ashman, Clare E Collins, Leanne J Brown, Kym M Rae, Megan E Rollo
JMIR Mhealth Uhealth 2016;4(4):e123

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