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Over one-third of the population in the United States is obese. Obesity is a risk factor for many chronic diseases, such as type 2 diabetes, cancer, hypertension, asthma, myocardial infarction, stroke, osteoarthritis and other psychological disturbances. Patient often find it challenging to make dietary changes in order to lose weight. This project focused on the use of a smart phone application to track daily caloric and nutritional intake, as well as exercise, to help patients lose weight.
New Milford Primary Care
Obesity, phone app, weight loss
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Kajtezovic, Sidika, "Using your phone as a weight-loss tool" (2020). Family Medicine Clerkship Student Projects. 544.