Weight regain does not eliminate the long term benefits of weight management programmesBMJ 2023; 383 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.p2403 (Published 07 November 2023) Cite this as: BMJ 2023;383:p2403
- Helen Saul, editor in chief1,
- Brendan Deeney, science writer1,
- Jemma Kwint, senior research fellow+2,
- Paul Aveyard, Professor of behavioural medicine2
- Correspondence to H Saul
Hartmann-Boyce J, Theodoulou A, Oke JL, et al. Long term effect of weight regain following behavioral weight management programs on cardiometabolic disease incidence and risk: systematic review and meta-analysis. Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes 2023;16:263-76.
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