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Journal of Obesity
Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 151597, 7 pages
Randomized Controlled Pilot Study Testing Use of Smartphone Technology for Obesity Treatment
1Johns Hopkins University Schools of Nursing, Medicine and Public Health, 525 N. Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
2Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing and Medicine, 525 N. Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
3Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and Nursing, 301 Building Suite 2422, 4940 Eastern Avenue, Baltimore, MD 21224, USA
4Institute for Clinical and Translational Research, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, 1820 Lancaster Street Suite 300, Baltimore, MD 21231, USA
Received 4 October 2013; Accepted 22 November 2013
Academic Editor: Michel M. Murr
Copyright © 2013 Jerilyn K. Allen et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
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