Title

Use of Technology for Weight Loss

Document Type

Presentation

Presentation Date

12-17-2014

Abstract

Objectives:

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
  • Exergames
  • Electronic activity monitors

How technologies fit into behavior change model

Whether their use is feasible in our patients.

Presentation: 38 minutes