Non-Compliant Behavior in Clinical Trials

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Why would the clinical trial participants sabotage the program designed to help them? Looking at the root of non-compliant behavior may help find answers.

Science and Compliance

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Subjects in the drug trials and Dr. Pretlow’s W8Loss2Go program participants share the necessity of personal integrity, responsibility and accountability.

On Cheating and Weight Loss

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Obese people tend to underestimate their caloric intake and to overestimate their physical activity. People of average weight also under-report their intake.

More Wearable Tech

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Could childhood obesity be impacted by a structured weight loss program based on the Fitbit activity tracker or other wearable technology?

This Thing Called Relapse

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In addiction recovery, a relapse consists of an episode that turns into a spiral. The whole trick is to never take that first step back into bondage.

Up-to-Date Quality of Life Roundup

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Are obese kids miserable? According to many indications, the answer is yes, although getting confirmation is not as easy as it sounds.

Why Measuring Matters

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The mind is a trickster, especially when rewards are involved, and food is very rewarding.

Measuring for Improvement

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Childhood Obesity News looks at the importance of weighing food portions as part of the W8Loss2Go program.

Dr. Robert Pretlow at the Symposium

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Can inpatient rehab methods that treat childhood obesity be replicated in a way that makes them widely available at a lower cost?

Are Obese Kids Miserable? Yes.

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It is easy to see why kids don’t want to talk about their experience of being overweight or obese, because, really, who does?

Childhood Obesity News | OVERWEIGHT: What Kids Say | Dr. Robert A. Pretlow
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