Rena R Wing

Summary

Affiliation: Brown University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint STOP regain: are there negative effects of daily weighing?
    Rena R Wing
    Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Brown University Medical School and The Miriam Hospital, Providence, RI 02903, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 75:652-6. 2007
  2. pmc The long-term effectiveness of a lifestyle intervention in severely obese individuals
    Jessica L Unick
    Weight Control and Diabetes Research Center, The Miriam Hospital and Warren Alpert Medical School at Brown University, Providence, RI 02903, USA
    Am J Med 126:236-42, 242.e1-2. 2013
  3. pmc Teammates and social influence affect weight loss outcomes in a team-based weight loss competition
    Tricia M Leahey
    Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, The Miriam Hospital Weight Control and Diabetes Research Center, Providence, RI, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 20:1413-8. 2012
  4. pmc Maintaining large weight losses: the role of behavioral and psychological factors
    Rena R Wing
    Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Miriam Hospital and Brown Medical School, Providence, RI 02903, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 76:1015-21. 2008
  5. pmc Brain response to food stimulation in obese, normal weight, and successful weight loss maintainers
    Lawrence H Sweet
    Butler Hospital and Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 20:2220-5. 2012
  6. pmc Early patterns of food intake in an adolescent weight loss trial as predictors of BMI change
    Chantelle N Hart
    Weight Control and Diabetes Research Center, The Miriam Hospital, Providence, RI 02903, USA
    Eat Behav 11:217-22. 2010
  7. pmc Effect of weight loss on urinary incontinence in overweight and obese women: results at 12 and 18 months
    Rena R Wing
    The Miriam Hospital, Warren Alpert Medical School at Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island 02903, USA
    J Urol 184:1005-10. 2010
  8. doi request reprint Ecological momentary assessment of recommended postoperative eating and activity behaviors
    J Graham Thomas
    Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University and The Miriam Hospital, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
    Surg Obes Relat Dis 7:206-12. 2011
  9. pmc Objective assessment of time spent being sedentary in bariatric surgery candidates
    Dale S Bond
    Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, The Miriam Hospital Weight Control and Diabetes Research Center, 196 Richmond Street, Providence, RI 02903, USA
    Obes Surg 21:811-4. 2011
  10. pmc Objective quantification of physical activity in bariatric surgery candidates and normal-weight controls
    Dale S Bond
    Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, The Miriam Hospital Weight Control and Diabetes Research Center, Providence, Rhode Island 02903, USA
    Surg Obes Relat Dis 6:72-8. 2010

Detail Information

Publications93

  1. ncbi request reprint STOP regain: are there negative effects of daily weighing?
    Rena R Wing
    Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Brown University Medical School and The Miriam Hospital, Providence, RI 02903, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 75:652-6. 2007
    ..03). Daily weighing appears to be an important aspect of weight loss maintenance and was not associated with adverse psychological effects...
  2. pmc The long-term effectiveness of a lifestyle intervention in severely obese individuals
    Jessica L Unick
    Weight Control and Diabetes Research Center, The Miriam Hospital and Warren Alpert Medical School at Brown University, Providence, RI 02903, USA
    Am J Med 126:236-42, 242.e1-2. 2013
    ....
  3. pmc Teammates and social influence affect weight loss outcomes in a team-based weight loss competition
    Tricia M Leahey
    Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, The Miriam Hospital Weight Control and Diabetes Research Center, Providence, RI, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 20:1413-8. 2012
    ..These results suggest that teammates affect weight loss outcomes during a team-based intervention. Harnessing and maximizing teammate influence for weight loss may enhance weight outcomes in large-scale team-based programs...
  4. pmc Maintaining large weight losses: the role of behavioral and psychological factors
    Rena R Wing
    Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Miriam Hospital and Brown Medical School, Providence, RI 02903, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 76:1015-21. 2008
    ..Future programs should focus on maintaining physical activity, dietary restraints, and frequent self-weighing and should include stronger components to modify psychological parameters...
  5. pmc Brain response to food stimulation in obese, normal weight, and successful weight loss maintainers
    Lawrence H Sweet
    Butler Hospital and Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 20:2220-5. 2012
    ..Greater reactivity among the SWLM suggests that greater sensory reactivity to orosensory stimulation, increased anticipated reward, and subsequently greater inhibitory processing are associated with weight loss maintenance...
  6. pmc Early patterns of food intake in an adolescent weight loss trial as predictors of BMI change
    Chantelle N Hart
    Weight Control and Diabetes Research Center, The Miriam Hospital, Providence, RI 02903, USA
    Eat Behav 11:217-22. 2010
    ..Given conflicting messages between child and adult weight loss interventions, the role of RCSF in adolescent weight control was of particular interest...
  7. pmc Effect of weight loss on urinary incontinence in overweight and obese women: results at 12 and 18 months
    Rena R Wing
    The Miriam Hospital, Warren Alpert Medical School at Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island 02903, USA
    J Urol 184:1005-10. 2010
    ..Initial weight loss improves urinary incontinence in overweight and obese women. In this study we examined the longer term effects of a weight loss intervention on urinary incontinence...
  8. doi request reprint Ecological momentary assessment of recommended postoperative eating and activity behaviors
    J Graham Thomas
    Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University and The Miriam Hospital, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
    Surg Obes Relat Dis 7:206-12. 2011
    ..The study was conducted at Miriam Hospital (Providence, RI)...
  9. pmc Objective assessment of time spent being sedentary in bariatric surgery candidates
    Dale S Bond
    Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, The Miriam Hospital Weight Control and Diabetes Research Center, 196 Richmond Street, Providence, RI 02903, USA
    Obes Surg 21:811-4. 2011
    ..This study examined (1) how much of their remaining time is spent in sedentary behaviors (SB < 1.5 METs) compared to light-intensity activities (1.5–2.9 METs) and (2) whether sedentary time varies by BMI...
  10. pmc Objective quantification of physical activity in bariatric surgery candidates and normal-weight controls
    Dale S Bond
    Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, The Miriam Hospital Weight Control and Diabetes Research Center, Providence, Rhode Island 02903, USA
    Surg Obes Relat Dis 6:72-8. 2010
    ..However, few studies have determined the amount and intensity of activities undertaken preoperatively by bariatric surgery patients using objective measures...
  11. pmc Young adults' performance in a low-intensity weight loss campaign
    Jessica Gokee LaRose
    Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 20:2314-6. 2012
    ..5% weight loss. Indeed, the potential public health impact of such an approach is substantial; future efforts to develop programs for this age group may benefit from using a low-intensity, team-based approach...
  12. pmc Effectiveness of lifestyle interventions for individuals with severe obesity and type 2 diabetes: results from the Look AHEAD trial
    Jessica L Unick
    Weight Control and Diabetes Research Center, The Miriam Hospital and Brown Medical School, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
    Diabetes Care 34:2152-7. 2011
    ....
  13. doi request reprint Effects of weight loss intervention on erectile function in older men with type 2 diabetes in the Look AHEAD trial
    Rena R Wing
    The Miriam Hospital Brown Medical School, Providence, RI, USA
    J Sex Med 7:156-65. 2010
    ..Overweight men with diabetes often report erectile dysfunction (ED), but few studies have examined effects of weight loss on this problem...
  14. doi request reprint Holiday weight management by successful weight losers and normal weight individuals
    Suzanne Phelan
    Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Brown Medical School, Providence, RI 02903, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 76:442-8. 2008
    ..3% and 10.7%, respectively). SWL worked harder than NW did to manage their weight, but they appeared more vulnerable to weight gain during the holidays...
  15. ncbi request reprint Amount of food group variety consumed in the diet and long-term weight loss maintenance
    Hollie A Raynor
    The Weight Control and Diabetes Research Center, 196 Richmond Street, Providence, RI 02903, USA
    Obes Res 13:883-90. 2005
    ..2 +/- 18.0 kg (70.9 +/- 39.5 lbs) and maintained a weight loss of at least 13.6 kg (30 lbs) for 6.1 +/- 7.7 years...
  16. pmc Differences in motivations and weight loss behaviors in young adults and older adults in the National Weight Control Registry
    JESSICA GOKEE LAROSE
    Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 21:449-53. 2013
    ..The goal of this study was to compare young adults (YA) and older adults (OA) in the National Weight Control Registry on motivations for weight loss and weight-loss behaviors...
  17. pmc Physical activity and quality of life in severely obese individuals seeking bariatric surgery or lifestyle intervention
    Dale S Bond
    Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, The Miriam Hospital Weight Control and Diabetes Research Center, Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, 196 Richmond Street, Providence, RI, 02903, USA
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 10:86. 2012
    ..In the present study, we compared BS- and LI-seekers on physical activity (PA) and sedentary behaviors (SB), and examined between-group differences in health-related quality of life (HRQoL), while controlling for PA...
  18. pmc Obesity susceptibility loci and dietary intake in the Look AHEAD Trial
    Jeanne M McCaffery
    Weight Control and Diabetes Research Center, The Miriam Hospital, Providence, RI 02903, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 95:1477-86. 2012
    ..Genome-wide association studies (GWAS) have identified consistent associations with obesity. However, the mechanisms remain unclear...
  19. pmc Effect of teammates on changes in physical activity in a statewide campaign
    Tricia M Leahey
    Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, The Miriam Hospital Weight Control and Diabetes Research Center, Providence, RI, USA
    Prev Med 51:45-9. 2010
    ..Given the importance of social networks in behavior change, this paper focused on the effects of team and team characteristics on activity outcomes...
  20. pmc Social influences are associated with BMI and weight loss intentions in young adults
    Tricia M Leahey
    Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, The Miriam Hospital Weight Control and Diabetes Research Center, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 19:1157-62. 2011
    ..Findings underscore the importance of targeting social influence in the treatment and prevention of obesity in this high-risk age group...
  21. doi request reprint Effects of bariatric surgery on food cravings: do food cravings and the consumption of craved foods "normalize" after surgery?
    Tricia M Leahey
    Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University Miriam Hospital, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
    Surg Obes Relat Dis 8:84-91. 2012
    ..The setting was private hospitals and research center in the United States...
  22. pmc Comparison of two objective monitors for assessing physical activity and sedentary behaviors in bariatric surgery patients
    Jessica L Unick
    Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, The Miriam Hospital Weight Control and Diabetes Research Center, 196 Richmond Street, Providence, RI 02903, USA
    Obes Surg 22:347-52. 2012
    ....
  23. pmc Significant resolution of female sexual dysfunction after bariatric surgery
    Dale S Bond
    Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, The Miriam Hospital Weight Control and Diabetes Research Center, Providence, Rhode Island 02903, USA
    Surg Obes Relat Dis 7:1-7. 2011
    ..The present study examined whether FSD resolves after bariatric surgery...
  24. doi request reprint Pre- to postoperative physical activity changes in bariatric surgery patients: self report vs. objective measures
    Dale S Bond
    Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, The Miriam Hospital Weight Control and Diabetes Research Center, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 18:2395-7. 2010
    ..Further research involving larger samples is needed to confirm these findings and to determine whether self-report and objective PA measures are differentially associated with surgical weight loss outcomes...
  25. pmc Benefits of modest weight loss in improving cardiovascular risk factors in overweight and obese individuals with type 2 diabetes
    Rena R Wing
    Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Brown Medical School, The Miriam Hospital, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
    Diabetes Care 34:1481-6. 2011
    ..Overweight and obese individuals are encouraged to lose 5-10% of their body weight to improve cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk, but data supporting this recommendation are limited, particularly for individuals with type 2 diabetes...
  26. pmc Behavioral weight control treatment with supervised exercise or peer-enhanced adventure for overweight adolescents
    Elissa Jelalian
    Department of Psychiatry, Rhode Island Hospital, Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, RI, USA
    J Pediatr 157:923-928.e1. 2010
    ..To evaluate the efficacy of behavioral weight control intervention with a peer-enhanced activity intervention versus structured aerobic exercise in decreasing body mass index (BMI) and z-BMI in overweight adolescents...
  27. pmc Long-term effects of a lifestyle intervention on weight and cardiovascular risk factors in individuals with type 2 diabetes mellitus: four-year results of the Look AHEAD trial
    Rena R Wing
    Department of Psychiatry, The Miriam Hospital Brown Medical School, Providence, RI 02860, USA
    Arch Intern Med 170:1566-75. 2010
    ..We examined the effects of lifestyle intervention on changes in weight, fitness, and CVD risk factors during a 4-year study...
  28. ncbi request reprint A self-regulation program for maintenance of weight loss
    Rena R Wing
    Brown Medical School, Providence, RI, USA
    N Engl J Med 355:1563-71. 2006
    ..We developed a maintenance program based on self-regulation theory and tested the efficacy of delivering the program face to face or over the Internet...
  29. ncbi request reprint Medical triggers are associated with better short- and long-term weight loss outcomes
    Amy A Gorin
    Weight Control and Diabetes Research Center, The Miriam Hospital Brown Medical School, Providence, RI 02903, USA
    Prev Med 39:612-6. 2004
    ..Medical events are often reported as triggers for weight loss, but it is unknown whether medical triggers result in better short- and long-term weight control...
  30. ncbi request reprint Are the eating and exercise habits of successful weight losers changing?
    Suzanne Phelan
    Brown Medical School, The Miriam Hospital, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 14:710-6. 2006
    ..Participants had lost an average of 33.1 kg and maintained a 13.6-kg loss for 5.8 years before enrollment. Evaluations of diet and physical activity were conducted at entry into the NWCR and prospectively over 1 year...
  31. pmc Gene X environment interaction of vigorous exercise and body mass index among male Vietnam-era twins
    Jeanne M McCaffery
    Weight Control and Diabetes Research Center, Brown Medical School and The Miriam Hospital, Providence, RI 02903, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 89:1011-8. 2009
    ..However, twin models that incorporate a gene-environment correlation and gene x environment interaction have not been applied to elucidate specific environmental factors that affect the heritability of BMI...
  32. pmc Associations between parent behavior and adolescent weight control
    Amy F Sato
    Department of Psychiatry, Rhode Island Hospital, Alpert Medical School of Brown University, 1, Hoppin Street, Providence, RI 02903, USA
    J Pediatr Psychol 36:451-60. 2011
    ..e., parent weight change, self-monitoring of their behavior, and feeding practices and attitudes) and changes in adolescent BMI and weight following 16-weeks of behavioral weight control (BWC) intervention...
  33. pmc Prevalence and degree of sexual dysfunction in a sample of women seeking bariatric surgery
    Dale S Bond
    Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Miriam Hospital Weight Control and Diabetes Research Center, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
    Surg Obes Relat Dis 5:698-704. 2009
    ..We used the validated Female Sexual Function Index (FSFI) to assess the prevalence of female sexual dysfunction (FSD) in a sample of >100 women evaluated for bariatric surgery...
  34. doi request reprint Evaluation of active and passive recruitment methods used in randomized controlled trials targeting pediatric obesity
    Hollie A Raynor
    The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, RI, USA
    Int J Pediatr Obes 4:224-32. 2009
    ..Evaluate enrollment numbers, randomization rates, costs, and cost-effectiveness of active versus passive recruitment methods for parent-child dyads into two pediatric obesity intervention trials...
  35. ncbi request reprint Internal disinhibition predicts weight regain following weight loss and weight loss maintenance
    Heather M Niemeier
    The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University Miriam Hospital, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 15:2485-94. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine the factor structure of the disinhibition scale and determine how its factors independently relate to long-term weight loss outcomes...
  36. doi request reprint Failure to meet weight loss expectations does not impact maintenance in successful weight losers
    Amy A Gorin
    Weight Control and Diabetes Research Center, Brown Medical School Miriam Hospital, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 15:3086-90. 2007
    ..The objective was to examine whether having a weight loss experience that lives up to one's expectations is related to maintenance in a group of successful weight losers participating in the STOP Regain trial...
  37. pmc A statewide intervention reduces BMI in adults: Shape Up Rhode Island results
    Rena R Wing
    Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Warren Alpert Medical School at Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 17:991-5. 2009
    ..These data provide a benchmark that can be used for comparisons with other statewide campaigns. Research on ways to improve such campaigns is needed...
  38. ncbi request reprint Three-year weight change in successful weight losers who lost weight on a low-carbohydrate diet
    Suzanne Phelan
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine, Brown Medical School, 196 Richmond Street, Providence, RI 02903, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 15:2470-7. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate long-term weight loss and eating and exercise behaviors of successful weight losers who lost weight using a low-carbohydrate diet...
  39. doi request reprint Genetic modifiers of cardiorespiratory fitness response to lifestyle intervention
    Inga Peter
    1Department of Genetics and Genomic Sciences, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 2Center for Statistical Sciences, Brown University, Providence, RI 3Department of Medicine, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX 4Department of Health and Physical Activity, Physical Activity and Weight Management Research Center, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 5Weight Control and Diabetes Research Center, Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, The Miriam Hospital and Brown Medical School, Providence, RI 6Translational Metabolism Unit, Diabetes Research Center, Division of Diabetes, Endocrinology and Metabolism, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 7Division of Metabolism, Endocrinology and Nutrition, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 8Diabetes Research Center, Massachusetts General Hospital and Department of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 9Division of Public Health Sciences, Wake Forest School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC and 10Molecular Cardiology Research Institute, Center for Translational Genomics, Tufts Medical Center and Tufts University, Boston, MA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 46:302-11. 2014
    ....
  40. pmc Can weight loss improve migraine headaches in obese women? Rationale and design of the Women's Health and Migraine (WHAM) randomized controlled trial
    Dale S Bond
    Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Brown Alpert Medical School, The Miriam Hospital Weight Control and Diabetes Research Center, Providence, RI, USA
    Contemp Clin Trials 35:133-44. 2013
    ..However, no previous study has examined the effect of weight loss on migraine within a treatment-controlled framework. The WHAM trial is an RCT to test the efficacy of behavioral weight loss as a treatment for migraine...
  41. pmc Self-reported and objectively measured sedentary behavior in bariatric surgery candidates
    Dale S Bond
    Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, The Miriam Hospital Weight Control and Diabetes Research Center, Providence, Rhode Island 02903, USA
    Surg Obes Relat Dis 9:123-8. 2013
    ..The aim of this study was to examine self-reported time spent performing specific types of SB and discrepancy between self-reported and objectively measured estimates of total sedentary time in bariatric surgery candidates...
  42. doi request reprint Eating and activity habits of overweight children on weekdays and weekends
    Chantelle N Hart
    Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence
    Int J Pediatr Obes 6:467-72. 2011
    ..To determine whether eating, sedentary, and physical activity behaviors differ on weekdays and weekends in a sample of children who are overweight and obese...
  43. pmc Improving weight loss outcomes of community interventions by incorporating behavioral strategies
    Rena R Wing
    Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, RI 02903, USA
    Am J Public Health 100:2513-9. 2010
    ..We examined whether adding behavioral weight loss strategies could improve the outcomes of a community weight loss campaign...
  44. ncbi request reprint Effect of limiting snack food variety on long-term sensory-specific satiety and monotony during obesity treatment
    Hollie A Raynor
    The Miriam Hospital Weight Control and Diabetes Research Center, Brown University Medical School, Providence, RI 02903, USA
    Eat Behav 7:1-14. 2006
    ..Future research should examine if limiting food group variety over an extended time affects intake and could be used as a technique in weight loss interventions...
  45. pmc Differential functional magnetic resonance imaging response to food pictures in successful weight-loss maintainers relative to normal-weight and obese controls
    Jeanne M McCaffery
    Miriam Hospital and Brown Medical School, Providence, RI 02903, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 90:928-34. 2009
    ..However, little work to date has examined how SWLs differ biologically from normal-weight (NW) and obese controls...
  46. pmc Preventing weight gain in young adults: a randomized controlled pilot study
    Jessica Gokee LaRose
    Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Weight Control and Diabetes Research Center, Brown Medical School and The Miriam Hospital, Providence, Rhode Island 02903, USA
    Am J Prev Med 39:63-8. 2010
    ..Weight gain in young adults is an important public health problem and few interventions have been successful...
  47. ncbi request reprint Long-term weight loss maintenance
    Rena R Wing
    Brown Medical School, The Miriam Hospital, Department of Psychiatry, Providence, RI, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 82:222S-225S. 2005
    ..National Weight Control Registry members provide evidence that long-term weight loss maintenance is possible and help identify the specific approaches associated with long-term success...
  48. doi request reprint Human cardiovascular disease IBC chip-wide association with weight loss and weight regain in the look AHEAD trial
    Jeanne M McCaffery
    Weight Control and Diabetes Research Center, Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, The Miriam Hospital and Brown Medical School, Providence, R I, USA
    Hum Hered 75:160-74. 2013
    ..The present study identified genetic predictors of weight change during behavioral weight loss treatment...
  49. pmc Cortical thickness of the cognitive control network in obesity and successful weight loss maintenance: a preliminary MRI study
    JASON J HASSENSTAB
    The Miriam Hospital, Providence, RI, USA
    Psychiatry Res 202:77-9. 2012
    ..OB individuals had significant thinning, most notably in the anterior cingulate and posterior parietal cortices. SWLM individuals exhibited trends towards thicker cortex than OB individuals, which may be important in future studies...
  50. ncbi request reprint Effect of limiting snack food variety across days on hedonics and consumption
    Hollie A Raynor
    The Miriam Hospital Weight Control and Diabetes Research Center, Brown University Medical School, 196 Richmond Street, Providence, RI 02903, USA
    Appetite 46:168-76. 2006
    ..These findings indicate that limiting variety across several days reduces hedonics of the limited food...
  51. pmc Improving urinary incontinence in overweight and obese women through modest weight loss
    Rena R Wing
    Miriam Hospital, Providence, Rhode Island 02903, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 116:284-92. 2010
    ..To examine the relationship between magnitude of weight loss and changes in urinary incontinence frequency...
  52. ncbi request reprint Fast food consumption and breakfast skipping: predictors of weight gain from adolescence to adulthood in a nationally representative sample
    Heather M Niemeier
    Weight Control and Diabetes Research Center, The Miriam Hospital Brown Medical School, Providence, Rhode Island 02903, USA
    J Adolesc Health 39:842-9. 2006
    ..To investigate whether fast food consumption and breakfast skipping are associated with weight gain during the transition from adolescence to adulthood...
  53. pmc Effects of social contact and zygosity on 21-y weight change in male twins
    Jeanne M McCaffery
    Miriam Hospital, Providence, RI, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 94:404-9. 2011
    ..Recent evidence indicates that social contact is related to similarities in weight gain over time. However, no studies have examined this effect in a twin design, in which genetic and other environmental effects can also be estimated...
  54. pmc Empirical evaluation of physical activity recommendations for weight control in women
    Suzanne Phelan
    Brown Medical School The Miriam Hospital, Providence, RI 02906, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 39:1832-6. 2007
    ....
  55. doi request reprint Ecological momentary assessment of the relationship between intention and physical activity behavior in bariatric surgery patients
    Dale S Bond
    Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, The Miriam Hospital Weight Control and Diabetes Research Center, Providence, RI 02903, USA
    Int J Behav Med 20:82-7. 2013
    ..Performing habitual physical activity (PA) is challenging for many bariatric surgery patients...
  56. doi request reprint A randomized trial testing a contingency-based weight loss intervention involving social reinforcement
    Tricia M Leahey
    Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, The Miriam Hospital Weight Control and Diabetes Research Center, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 20:324-9. 2012
    ..This approach did not improve overall weight loss outcomes. Our attempt to offer appropriate clinical care by providing individual treatment to SC participants when needed may have mitigated the effects of the SC paradigm...
  57. doi request reprint Beliefs about weight gain among young adults: potential challenges to prevention
    Jessica Gokee LaRose
    Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 19:1901-4. 2011
    ....
  58. pmc Technology for behavioral assessment and intervention in bariatric surgery
    J Graham Thomas
    Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Miriam Hospital, Weight Control and Diabetes Research Center, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
    Surg Obes Relat Dis 7:548-57. 2011
    ..Future research should evaluate the efficacy of these programs for bariatric patients...
  59. ncbi request reprint Obesity in women
    Suzanne Phelan
    Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Brown Medical School, The Miriam Hospital, Providence, RI 02903, USA
    Med Health R I 88:350-1, 354-5. 2005
  60. ncbi request reprint Recovery from relapse among successful weight maintainers
    Suzanne Phelan
    Department of Psychiatry, Brown Medical School The Miriam Hospital, 14 Third Street, Providence, RI 02906, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 78:1079-84. 2003
    ..Little is known about the natural history of weight change among persons who are successful at losing weight...
  61. doi request reprint Predictors of attrition and weight loss in an adolescent weight control program
    Elissa Jelalian
    Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Bradley Hasbro Children s Research Center, The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 16:1318-23. 2008
    ..To evaluate demographic and psychosocial predictors of attrition and weight loss in a behaviorally based adolescent weight control trial...
  62. pmc Randomized controlled trial testing the effects of weight loss on nonalcoholic steatohepatitis
    Kittichai Promrat
    Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, RI 02903, USA
    Hepatology 51:121-9. 2010
    ..36 versus -0.41, P < 0.001), lobular inflammation (-0.82 versus -0.24, P = 0.03), ballooning injury (-1.27 versus -0.53, P = 0.03) and NAS (-3.45 versus -1.18, P < 0.001)...
  63. doi request reprint Becoming physically active after bariatric surgery is associated with improved weight loss and health-related quality of life
    Dale S Bond
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine, Brown Alpert Medical School The Miriam Hospital, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 17:78-83. 2009
    ..Future randomized controlled trials should examine whether assisting patients who are inactive preoperatively to increase their PA postoperatively contributes to optimization of weight loss and HRQoL outcomes...
  64. ncbi request reprint Fitness, fatness, and cardiovascular risk factors in type 2 diabetes: look ahead study
    Rena R Wing
    Weight Control and Diabetes Research Center, Providence, RI 02903, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 39:2107-16. 2007
    ..The present study examined the association of cardiorespiratory fitness and obesity with CVD risk factors in an ethnically diverse sample of overweight/obese individuals with type 2 diabetes...
  65. pmc The relationship between alcohol use, eating habits and weight change in college freshmen
    Elizabeth E Lloyd-Richardson
    Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Weight Control and Diabetes Research Center, The Miriam Hospital, Providence, Rhode Island, United States
    Eat Behav 9:504-8. 2008
    ..This study aims to improve understanding of how alcohol consumption in college freshmen affects eating patterns before, during, and after drinking, as well as its relation to body weight change...
  66. doi request reprint Differences in salivary habituation to a taste stimulus in bariatric surgery candidates and normal-weight controls
    Dale S Bond
    Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, The Miriam Hospital Weight Control and Diabetes Research Center, Providence, RI 02903, USA
    Obes Surg 19:873-8. 2009
    ..8 +/- 7.9 years, 85% female, body mass index (BMI) = 47.4 +/- 7.5 kg/m(2)] and 18 normal-weight controls (48.4 +/- 9.5 years, 88.9% female, BMI = 22.7 +/- 1.2 kg/m(2))...
  67. ncbi request reprint Behavioral aspects of weight loss in type 2 diabetes
    Rena R Wing
    Brown Medical School The Miriam Hospital, 196 Richmond Street, Providence, RI 02903, USA
    Curr Diab Rep 8:126-31. 2008
    ..An important finding is that modest weight losses of just 5% to 10% of initial body weight appear sufficient to produce these benefits for diabetes prevention and cardiovascular risk reduction...
  68. ncbi request reprint Behavioral interventions for obesity: recognizing our progress and future challenges
    Rena R Wing
    Brown Medical School, The Miriam Hospital, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
    Obes Res 11:3S-6S. 2003
  69. ncbi request reprint Effects of Internet behavioral counseling on weight loss in adults at risk for type 2 diabetes: a randomized trial
    Deborah F Tate
    Brown University School of Medicine Miriam Hospital, Weight Control and Diabetes Research Center, Providence, RI 02906, USA
    JAMA 289:1833-6. 2003
    ..Weight loss programs on the Internet appear promising for short-term weight loss but have not been studied for weight loss in individuals at risk of type 2 diabetes; thus, the longer-term efficacy is unknown...
  70. ncbi request reprint Is dietary fat intake related to liking or household availability of high- and low-fat foods?
    Hollie A Raynor
    Department of Psychiatry, and Human Behavior, Brown University, The Miriam Hospital, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
    Obes Res 12:816-23. 2004
    ..This investigation examined relationships between liking and household availability of high- and low-fat foods and their association with dietary fat intake...
  71. ncbi request reprint Behavioral techniques for treating the obese patient
    Rena R Wing
    Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Brown Medical School, Weight Control and Diabetes Research Center, Miriam Hospital, Providence, RI 02906, USA
    Prim Care 30:375-91. 2003
    ..Changes in diet and exercise can produce long-term weight loss with tremendous positive impact. Primary care physicians are well positioned to support these behavior changes in their overweight patients...
  72. ncbi request reprint The role of adherence in mediating the relationship between depression and health outcomes
    Rena R Wing
    Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Brown Medical School, Miriam Hospital, Providence, RI, USA
    J Psychosom Res 53:877-81. 2002
    ..An alternative model in which adherence precedes and influences both mood state and health outcome is discussed. Finally, possible explanations for these relationships are explored and suggestions for future research provided...
  73. pmc Behavioral self-regulation for weight loss in young adults: a randomized controlled trial
    Jessica Gokee-LaRose
    Brown Medical School, The Miriam Hospital, Weight Control and Diabetes Research Center, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 6:10. 2009
    ..abstract:..
  74. ncbi request reprint Relationship of physical activity to eating behaviors and weight loss in women
    John M Jakicic
    Brown Medical School The Miriam Hospital, Providence, RI, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 34:1653-9. 2002
    ....
  75. pmc Achieving weight and activity goals among diabetes prevention program lifestyle participants
    Rena R Wing
    Prevention Program Coordinating Center, The Biostatistics Center, George Washington University, 6110 Executive Boulevard, Suite 750, Rockville, MD 20852, USA
    Obes Res 12:1426-34. 2004
    ..This paper examines demographic, psychosocial, and behavioral factors related to achieving weight loss and physical activity goals in the DPP lifestyle participants...
  76. pmc Effect of weight loss with lifestyle intervention on risk of diabetes
    Richard F Hamman
    Diabetes Prevention Program Coordinating Center, The Biostatistics Center, George Washington University, 6110 Executive Blvd, Suite 750, Rockville, MD 20852, USA
    Diabetes Care 29:2102-7. 2006
    ..We explored the contribution of changes in weight, diet, and physical activity on the risk of developing diabetes among ILS participants...
  77. ncbi request reprint Television viewing and long-term weight maintenance: results from the National Weight Control Registry
    Douglas A Raynor
    Department of Psychology, The State University of New York at Geneseo, 1 College Circle, Geneseo, NY 14454, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 14:1816-24. 2006
    ..To examine the role of television (TV) viewing in long-term maintenance of weight loss...
  78. ncbi request reprint Long-term weight losses associated with prescription of higher physical activity goals. Are higher levels of physical activity protective against weight regain?
    Deborah F Tate
    Department of Health Behavior Health Education and Nutrition, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 85:954-9. 2007
    ..High levels of exercise may be necessary for long-term maintenance of weight loss...
  79. ncbi request reprint Physical activity and weight loss: does prescribing higher physical activity goals improve outcome?
    Robert W Jeffery
    Division of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis 55454, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 78:684-9. 2003
    ..Recommending increased physical activity facilitates long-term weight loss, but the optimal level of physical activity to recommend is unknown...
  80. ncbi request reprint Long-term weight loss and breakfast in subjects in the National Weight Control Registry
    Holly R Wyatt
    University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver, Colorado 80262, USA
    Obes Res 10:78-82. 2002
    ..To examine breakfast consumption in subjects maintaining a weight loss in the National Weight Control Registry (NWCR)...
  81. doi request reprint Physical activity patterns in the National Weight Control Registry
    Victoria A Catenacci
    Division of Endocrinology, Metabolism and Diabetes, Center for Human Nutrition, University of Colorado at Denver and Health Sciences Center, Denver, Colorado, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 16:153-61. 2008
    ....
  82. doi request reprint Consistent self-monitoring of weight: a key component of successful weight loss maintenance
    Meghan L Butryn
    Department of Psychology, Drexel University, 245 N 15th Street, MS 626, Philadelphia, PA 19102, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 15:3091-6. 2007
    ..The objectives were to investigate the characteristics associated with frequent self-weighing and the relationship between self-weighing and weight loss maintenance...
  83. pmc Weight gain prevention among women
    Michele D Levine
    Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, 3811 O Hara Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 15:1267-77. 2007
    ....
  84. ncbi request reprint Lifestyle intervention can prevent weight gain during menopause: results from a 5-year randomized clinical trial
    Laurey R Simkin-Silverman
    Department of Epidemiology, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    Ann Behav Med 26:212-20. 2003
    ..The efficacy of a dietary and physical activity lifestyle intervention to prevent weight gain and elevations in cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk factors from the peri- to postmenopause is unknown...
  85. ncbi request reprint Package unit size and amount of food: do both influence intake?
    Hollie A Raynor
    Department of Nutrition, The University of Tennessee, 1215 W Cumberland Avenue, Jessie Harris Building, Room 229, Knoxville, TN 37996, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 15:2311-9. 2007
    ..Thus, this study examined the independent effects of package unit size and amount of food on intake. It was hypothesized that both variables would influence intake...
  86. ncbi request reprint Predictors of weight control advice in primary care practices: patient health and psychosocial characteristics
    Laurey R Simkin-Silverman
    Department of Epidemiology, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    Prev Med 40:71-82. 2005
    ..Past research has surveyed primary care physicians (PCP) about their attitudes and practices towards obese patients, yet less is known about the patients receiving advice...
  87. ncbi request reprint A randomized trial comparing human e-mail counseling, computer-automated tailored counseling, and no counseling in an Internet weight loss program
    Deborah F Tate
    Schools of Public Health and Medicine, Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Arch Intern Med 166:1620-5. 2006
    ..Several studies have shown that e-mail counseling improves weight loss achieved in self-directed Internet programs. Computer-tailored feedback offers a population-based alternative to human e-mail counseling...
  88. ncbi request reprint Prescribed "breaks" as a means to disrupt weight control efforts
    Rena R Wing
    Weight Control and Diabetes Research Center, Brown Medical School The Miriam Hospital, Providence, Rhode Island
    Obes Res 11:287-91. 2003
    ..We sought to determine whether relapses could be induced earlier by intentionally interrupting the momentum of weight loss during a treatment program and thus provide a model for weight maintenance research...
  89. pmc Less activation in the left dorsolateral prefrontal cortex in the reanalysis of the response to a meal in obese than in lean women and its association with successful weight loss
    Duc Son Nt Le
    Obesity and Diabetes Clinical Research Section, Phoenix Epidemiology and Clinical Research Branch, National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, National Institute of Health, Phoenix, AZ 85016, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 86:573-9. 2007
    ....
  90. pmc Reduction in weight and cardiovascular disease risk factors in individuals with type 2 diabetes: one-year results of the look AHEAD trial
    Xavier Pi-Sunyer
    St Luke s Roosevelt Hospital Center, USA
    Diabetes Care 30:1374-83. 2007
    ..This report describes 1-year changes in CVD risk factors in a trial designed to examine the long-term effects of an intensive lifestyle intervention on the incidence of major CVD events...
  91. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of successful weight loss
    Suzanne Phelan
    Arch Intern Med 165:2430. 2005
  92. pmc Physical activity in individuals at risk for diabetes: Diabetes Prevention Program
    Andrea M Kriska
    Diabetes Prevention Program Research Group, George Washington University, Rockville, MD 20852, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 38:826-32. 2006
    ..This provided the opportunity to examine the relationship between the three activity measures and to compare activity levels of the DPP sample with that of a national sample with IGT...
  93. doi request reprint Surgical vs behavioral therapy for weight loss in patients with type 2 diabetes
    Rena R Wing
    JAMA 299:2146; author reply 2146-7. 2008