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Abstract

We conducted a pilot study of the feasibility of an Internet-based weight loss programme using videoconferencing to emulate face-to-face situations and a Web service to support self-monitoring. A pre-post test design was used to compare changes in bodyweight, metabolic variables and attendance rate. Nine subjects lost on average 5.9 kg (6.0% of body weight, P

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)370-373
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of Telemedicine and Telecare
Volume12
Issue number7
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Oct 1 2006

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  • Health Informatics
  • Health Policy
  • Nursing(all)

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A pilot study of videoconferencing for an Internet-based weight loss programme for obese adults in Taiwan. / Liou, Tsan Hon; Chen, Chi-Hsien; Hsu, Chien-Yeh; Chou, Pesus; Chiu, Hung Wen.

In: Journal of Telemedicine and Telecare, Vol. 12, No. 7, 01.10.2006, p. 370-373.

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