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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: DVD Lifestyle Intervention (D-ELITE)
Principal Investigator:

Katherine Hoerster

Location: Seattle, WA
Congressional District Code: 7
Research Service: Health Services R&D
Project Period: October 2017 - June 2021
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $185,582
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


More than a third of US Veterans who receive care through the VHA are obese, putting them at higher risk for multiple serious chronic health conditions including diabetes, cardiovascular disease, hypertension, and stroke. Losing even small amounts of weight can reduce the risks associated with those conditions. Lifestyle modification is the cornerstone of weight loss treatment. While efficacious lifestyle interventions for obesity exist, finding evidence-based programs that are scalable, cost-ef...

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