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A new Smartphone app can help obese patients lose weight

Researchers have discovered that an integrated behaviour modification application to health system resources can help obese patients lose weight. In the study, patients at a primary care clinic in the United States used a free app called Track to monitor behavioural changes. Based on the patient weight data, the application has defined weight-specific, customized, and tailored weight change goals. The app delivered a personalized feedback message with a training tip, tailored to the participant’s progress. The. Doctors were familiar with the application and dietitians also followed with coaching calls.