Use of Technology for Weight Loss
Quickly review the burden of obesity in the US
Understand what behavioral change theory is and how it is used in weight loss techniques
Explore different technologies that can be used to help promote weight loss and the evidence behind them
- Web-based interventions
- Smartphone apps
- Electronic activity monitors
How technologies fit into behavior change model
Whether their use is feasible in our patients.
Presentation: 38 minutes
Recommended CitationMarschilok, PGY-3, Christine, "Use of Technology for Weight Loss" (2014). Department of Family & Community Medicine Lectures, Presentations, Workshops. Paper 43.