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Short and long-term lifestyle coaching approaches used to address diverse participant barriers to weight loss and physical activity adherence

Elizabeth M Venditti14*, Judith Wylie-Rosett2, Linda M Delahanty3, Lisa Mele4, Mary A Hoskin5, Sharon L Edelstein4 and for the Diabetes Prevention Program Research Group

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1 Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, University of Pittsburgh Medical School, 3811 O’Hara Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA

2 Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, 1300 Morris Park Avenue, Bronx, NY 10461, USA

3 Diabetes Research Center, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, 50 Staniford Street, Suite 340, Boston, MA 02114, USA

4 George Washington University Biostatistics Center, 6110 Executive Boulevard, Suite 750, Rockville, MD 20852, USA

5 Southwestern American Indian Center, ACKCO Inc., 1616 Indian School Road, Suite 470, Phoenix, AZ 85016, USA

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International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2014, 11:16  doi:10.1186/1479-5868-11-16

Published: 12 February 2014

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