Weight loss treatment influences untreated spouses and the home environment: Evidence of a ripple effect Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Diabetes Mellitus, Type 2
  • Diabetic Angiopathies
  • Obesity
  • Spouses

abstract

  • The reach of behavioral weight loss treatment can extend to a spouse, suggesting that social networks can be utilized to promote the spread of weight loss, thus creating a ripple effect.

authors

publication date

  • November 2008

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

PubMed Central ID

  • PMC2730773

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1038/ijo.2008.150

PubMed ID

  • 18762804

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 1678

end page

  • 84

volume

  • 32

number

  • 11