Sumary of Rethink standard weight-loss treatments to improve obesity outcomes for Black women:
- November 17, 2021 3 min read Source/Disclosures Published by: Source: Blackman Carr L.
- Reducing disparities in obesity prevalence, and obesity prevention and treatment intervention outcomes in Black women.
- Disclosures: Blackman Carr reports no relevant financial disclosures.
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- Back to Healio Black women remain underrepresented in weight-loss intervention studies and typically lose less weight compared with white women, but tailored interventions and engagement strategies can increase chances of success, according to a speaker.
- Blackman Carr is an assistant professor in the department of nutritional sciences at the University of Connecticut Institute for Collaboration on Health, Intervention and Policy.
- “With Black women sitting at the intersection of both of these identities, they are certainly at a special point of concern as we see that severe obesity will increase,” Blackman Carr said.
- ” Creating tailored interventions Lifestyle change through behavioral modifications, as shown in trials like Look AHEAD and the Diabetes Control and Complications Trial, are efficacious;