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Mind your methods: obesity trials and the consort guidelines

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I thank Charles Poole, Kimberly P. Truesdale, Madison N. LeCroy, and Joana Araújo for helpful comments and suggestions. This work was supported by awards U01 HL103561 and U01 HD 068890 from the National Heart, Lung, And Blood Institute, the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Development, and the Office of Behavioral and Social Sciences Research. The content expressed in this paper is solely the responsibility of the authors and does not necessarily represent the official views of the National Heart, Lung, And Blood Institute, the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, the National Institutes of Health, or the US Department of Health and Human Services.

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Dr. Stevens has been funded by an NIH grant HL103561 from the Office of Behavioral and Social Sciences Research, National Institutes of Health. Dr. Stevens receives funding as a co-investigator for a study funded by WW (formerly known as Weight Watchers).

Correspondence to June Stevens.

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