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Weight Loss and Control (cont.)

Authors and Editors

Author: Gayle M Galletta, MD, Assistant Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Massachusetts.

Editor: Jerry R. Balentine, DO, FACEP

Previous contributing author and editors:

Coauthor(s): Hasnain M Khandwala, MD, FRCPC, Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine, Division of Endocrinology, University of Saskatchewan, Canada.

Editors: Arthur B Chausmer, MD, PhD, FACP, FACE, FACN, CNS, Affiliate Research Professor, Bioinformatics and Computational Biology Program, School of Computational Sciences; Principal, C/A Informatics, LLC; Francisco Talavera, PharmD, PhD, Senior Pharmacy Editor, eMedicine; George T Griffing, MD, Director, Division of General Internal Medicine, Professor, Department of Internal Medicine, St Louis University.

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Allison, D.B., et al. "Controlled-release phentermine/topiramate in severely obese adults: a randomized controlled trial (EQUIP)." Obesity 20.2 Feb. 2012: 330-342. Epub 2011 Nov3.

Fidler, M.C., et al. "A one-year randomized trial of lorcaserin for weight loss in obese and overweight adults: the BLOSSOM trial." J Clin Endocrinol Metab 96.10 Oct. 2011: 3067-3077. Epub 2011 Jul27.

Gadde, K.M., et al. "Effects of low-dose, controlled-release, phentermine plus topiramate combination on weight and associated comorbidities in overweight and obese adults (CONQUER): a randomized, placebo-controlled, phase 3 trial." Lancet 377.9774 Apr. 16, 2011: 1341-1352. Epub2011 Apr8.

U.S. Department of Agriculture and U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. In: Dietary Guidelines for Americans, 2010. Chapter 3 – Foods and Food Components to Reduce. 7th Edition, Washington, DC: US Government Printing Office; 2010: 30-32. Available at <http://www.cnpp.usda.gov/Publications/DietaryGuidelines/2010/PolicyDoc/Chapter3.pdf .> Accessed March 8, 2012.


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