AHRQ Looking at Comparative Effectiveness for Prevention Wt. Gain in Adults

September 5th, 2011 by MorganDowney Leave a reply »

The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality is undertaking a comparative effectiveness review of approaches to weight maintenance in adults. Information is available at Approaches to Weight Maintenance in Adults: A Comparative Effectiveness Review | AHRQ Effective Health Care Program The paper cites a recent Cochrane review of workplace diet and physical activity which found a rather minimal decrease in weight of 2.8 pounds or .5 BMI unit at 6-12 months.