Funded Project Details - FY2021
|Title:|| Promotion of Successful Weight Management in Overweight and Obese Veterans|
Alice S. Ryan
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||Clinical Science R&D
|| July 2020 -
|FY 2021 Funding Amount:
|Total Award Amount
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Over 70% of Veterans who receive health care at the VA are overweight or obese, and obesity rates of Veterans receiving care at the VA are higher compared to non-Veterans and Veterans who do not use the VA. Obesity contributes to loss of mobility which is a significant determinant of morbidity and loss of independence. Obesity also is associated with elevated cardiometabolic risk factors, including lipid profile, insulin resistance, hypertension, and inflammation. Though weight loss of as little...
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