Funded Project Details - FY2021
|Title:|| Testing the efficacy of a technology-assisted intervention to improve weight management of obese patients within Patient Aligned Care Teams at the VA|
||New York, NY
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||Health Services R&D
|| July 2017 -
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Project Summary Abstract Project Background Veterans shoulder a disproportionate burden of obesity and its co-morbidities. The VA currently offers an effective weight management program called MOVE!, but the majority of eligible patients do not attend. Since Veterans see their primary care providers (PCPs) on average 3.6 times per year, the primary care (PC) visit is an important opportunity to counsel obese patients about weight management, especially patients who cannot or prefer not to attend...
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