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A culturally competent behavioral weight loss program for adult Latinos with a BMI >30kg/m2

Abstract This study answers the question, “In Adult Hispanic BMI ≥ 30 (P), how does development of a weight loss program that utilizes Motivational Interviewing (I) compared to counseling and educational materials only (C) affect weight loss over the period of three months (T).” There are limited published systematic reviews and randomized control trials to evaluate the effectiveness of Motivational Interviewing (MI), in conjunction with diet and exercise to promote weight loss. Participants (n = 5) were Latino patients of a local community health care center who were overweight and medically at risk due to unhealthy lifestyles that were determined through a screening test. The 4-week clinical pathway program used motivational interviewing in one-on... (more)
Created Date 2016-05-06
Contributor Ledesma, Nadia (Author) / Thrall, Charlotte (Mentor)
Subject Latino / Obesity / Cultural Competency / Weight Loss
Type Text
Extent 64 pages
Language English
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Collaborating Institutions College of Nursing and Health Innovation
Additional Formats MODS / OAI Dublin Core / RIS

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