GARY FOSTER

Summary

Affiliation: Temple University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Promoting more modest weight losses: a pilot study
    Gary D Foster
    University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadephia, PA 19104, USA
    Obes Res 12:1271-7. 2004
  2. ncbi request reprint Look AHEAD (Action for Health in Diabetes): design and methods for a clinical trial of weight loss for the prevention of cardiovascular disease in type 2 diabetes
    Donna H Ryan
    Pennington Biomedical Research Center
    Control Clin Trials 24:610-28. 2003
  3. ncbi request reprint Associations between the Youth/Adolescent Questionnaire, the Youth/Adolescent Activity Questionnaire, and body mass index z score in low-income inner-city fourth through sixth grade children
    Kelley E Borradaile
    Center for Obesity Research and Education, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA 19140, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 87:1650-5. 2008
  4. ncbi request reprint Clinical implications for the treatment of obesity
    Gary D Foster
    Center for Obesity Research and Education, Temple University, 3223 North Broad Street, Suite 175, Philadelphia, PA 19140, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 14:182S-185S. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Low-carbohydrate diets, obesity, and metabolic risk factors for cardiovascular disease
    Frederick F Samaha
    University of Pennsylvania Medical Center, Philadelphia VA Medical Center, 3900 Woodland Avenue, 8th Floor Cardiology MC 111C, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Curr Atheroscler Rep 9:441-7. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint A randomized trial of a low-carbohydrate diet for obesity
    Gary D Foster
    University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19104 3309, USA
    N Engl J Med 348:2082-90. 2003
  7. pmc A randomized study on the effect of weight loss on obstructive sleep apnea among obese patients with type 2 diabetes: the Sleep AHEAD study
    Gary D Foster
    Center for Obesity Research and Education, Temple University, 3223 N Broad St, Ste 175, Philadelphia, PA 19140, USA
    Arch Intern Med 169:1619-26. 2009
  8. pmc Obstructive sleep apnea among obese patients with type 2 diabetes
    Gary D Foster
    Temple University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Diabetes Care 32:1017-9. 2009
  9. pmc One-year weight losses in the Look AHEAD study: factors associated with success
    Thomas A Wadden
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 17:713-22. 2009
  10. doi request reprint A policy-based school intervention to prevent overweight and obesity
    Gary D Foster
    Center for Obesity Research and Education, Temple University, 3223 N Broad St, Suite 175, Philadelphia, PA 19140, USA
    Pediatrics 121:e794-802. 2008

Detail Information

Publications33

  1. ncbi request reprint Promoting more modest weight losses: a pilot study
    Gary D Foster
    University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadephia, PA 19104, USA
    Obes Res 12:1271-7. 2004
    ..This pilot study assessed the short- and long-term effects of a modified cognitive behavioral treatment designed to facilitate obese patients' acceptance of a 5% to 10% reduction in initial weight...
  2. ncbi request reprint Look AHEAD (Action for Health in Diabetes): design and methods for a clinical trial of weight loss for the prevention of cardiovascular disease in type 2 diabetes
    Donna H Ryan
    Pennington Biomedical Research Center
    Control Clin Trials 24:610-28. 2003
    ..Other outcomes include components of CVD risk, cost and cost-effectiveness, diabetes control and complications, hospitalizations, intervention processes, and quality of life...
  3. ncbi request reprint Associations between the Youth/Adolescent Questionnaire, the Youth/Adolescent Activity Questionnaire, and body mass index z score in low-income inner-city fourth through sixth grade children
    Kelley E Borradaile
    Center for Obesity Research and Education, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA 19140, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 87:1650-5. 2008
    ..Accurate measures of diet and activity are critical in understanding how these lifestyle and behavioral factors covary to affect health status...
  4. ncbi request reprint Clinical implications for the treatment of obesity
    Gary D Foster
    Center for Obesity Research and Education, Temple University, 3223 North Broad Street, Suite 175, Philadelphia, PA 19140, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 14:182S-185S. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Low-carbohydrate diets, obesity, and metabolic risk factors for cardiovascular disease
    Frederick F Samaha
    University of Pennsylvania Medical Center, Philadelphia VA Medical Center, 3900 Woodland Avenue, 8th Floor Cardiology MC 111C, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Curr Atheroscler Rep 9:441-7. 2007
    ..These studies should take into consideration that patients with insulin resistance syndromes would be the most likely group to benefit from carbohydrate restriction...
  6. ncbi request reprint A randomized trial of a low-carbohydrate diet for obesity
    Gary D Foster
    University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19104 3309, USA
    N Engl J Med 348:2082-90. 2003
    ..Despite the popularity of the low-carbohydrate, high-protein, high-fat (Atkins) diet, no randomized, controlled trials have evaluated its efficacy...
  7. pmc A randomized study on the effect of weight loss on obstructive sleep apnea among obese patients with type 2 diabetes: the Sleep AHEAD study
    Gary D Foster
    Center for Obesity Research and Education, Temple University, 3223 N Broad St, Ste 175, Philadelphia, PA 19140, USA
    Arch Intern Med 169:1619-26. 2009
    ..The belief that weight loss improves obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) has limited empirical support. The purpose of this 4-center study was to assess the effects of weight loss on OSA over a 1-year period...
  8. pmc Obstructive sleep apnea among obese patients with type 2 diabetes
    Gary D Foster
    Temple University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Diabetes Care 32:1017-9. 2009
    ..To assess the risk factors for the presence and severity of obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) among obese patients with type 2 diabetes...
  9. pmc One-year weight losses in the Look AHEAD study: factors associated with success
    Thomas A Wadden
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 17:713-22. 2009
    ..The lifestyle intervention was clinically effective in all subsets of an ethnically and demographically diverse population...
  10. doi request reprint A policy-based school intervention to prevent overweight and obesity
    Gary D Foster
    Center for Obesity Research and Education, Temple University, 3223 N Broad St, Suite 175, Philadelphia, PA 19140, USA
    Pediatrics 121:e794-802. 2008
    ..The prevalence and seriousness of childhood obesity has prompted calls for broad public health solutions that reach beyond clinic settings. Schools are ideal settings for population-based interventions to address obesity...
  11. doi request reprint Snacking in children: the role of urban corner stores
    Kelley E Borradaile
    Center for Obesity Research and Education, Temple University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19140, USA
    Pediatrics 124:1293-8. 2009
    ..There are no data, however, on what children purchase in these environments before and after school. The purpose of this study was to document the nature of children's purchases in corner stores proximal to their schools...
  12. pmc Weight and metabolic outcomes after 2 years on a low-carbohydrate versus low-fat diet: a randomized trial
    Gary D Foster
    Center for Obesity Research and Education, Temple University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19140, USA
    Ann Intern Med 153:147-57. 2010
    ..Previous studies comparing low-carbohydrate and low-fat diets have not included a comprehensive behavioral treatment, resulting in suboptimal weight loss...
  13. ncbi request reprint The effects of a commercially available weight loss program among obese patients with type 2 diabetes: a randomized study
    Gary D Foster
    Center for Obesity Research and Education, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA 19140, USA
    Postgrad Med 121:113-8. 2009
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  14. ncbi request reprint Behavioral treatment of obesity
    Gary D Foster
    University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 82:230S-235S. 2005
    ..Future research might focus more on determining how these behavioral techniques can be best applied in a real-world setting...
  15. pmc Four-year weight losses in the Look AHEAD study: factors associated with long-term success
    Thomas A Wadden
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 19:1987-98. 2011
    ..e., ≥ 5%) in overweight/obese participants with type 2 diabetes and maintain this loss in more than 45% of patients at 4 years...
  16. ncbi request reprint Weight and Lifestyle Inventory (WALI)
    Thomas A Wadden
    Weight and Eating Disorders Program, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 14:99S-118S. 2006
  17. ncbi request reprint Dieting and the development of eating disorders in obese women: results of a randomized controlled trial
    Thomas A Wadden
    Department of Psychiatry, Weight and Eating Disorders Program, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, 3535 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 80:560-8. 2004
    ..Some investigators fear that dieting may precipitate binge eating and other adverse behavioral consequences...
  18. ncbi request reprint The relationship between relative weight and school attendance among elementary schoolchildren
    Andrew B Geier
    Department of Psychology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 15:2157-61. 2007
    ..To determine the relationship between relative weight and school attendance among elementary schoolchildren...
  19. ncbi request reprint The behavioral approach to treating obesity
    GARY FOSTER
    University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104 2648, USA
    Am Heart J 151:625-7. 2006
  20. doi request reprint The association between gastroesophageal reflux disease and obesity
    Frank K Friedenberg
    Section of Gastroenterology, Temple University School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19140, USA
    Am J Gastroenterol 103:2111-22. 2008
    ..Current evidence suggests that laparoscopic adjusted gastric banding should be avoided in these patients as the impact on gastroesophageal reflux disease appears unfavorable...
  21. ncbi request reprint Physical activity and its effects on lipids
    Philippe O Szapary
    Division of General Internal Medicine, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, 1222 Blockley Hall, 423 Guardian Drive, Philadelphia, PA 19104 6021, USA
    Curr Cardiol Rep 5:488-92. 2003
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  22. ncbi request reprint Changes in obesity-related attitudes in women seeking weight reduction
    Canice E Crerand
    Department of Psychiatry, Center for Weight and Eating Disorders, The University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 15:740-7. 2007
    ..To examine changes in obesity-related attitudes in a sample of obese women who participated in either dieting or non-dieting interventions...
  23. ncbi request reprint Primary care physicians' attitudes about obesity and its treatment
    Gary D Foster
    University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    Obes Res 11:1168-77. 2003
    ..This study was designed to assess physicians' attitudes toward obese patients and the causes and treatment of obesity...
  24. ncbi request reprint Dietary approaches to the treatment of obesity
    Angela P Makris
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, 3535 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Psychiatr Clin North Am 28:117-39, viii-ix. 2005
  25. ncbi request reprint Principles and practices in the management of obesity
    Gary D Foster
    University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19104 3349, USA
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 168:274-80. 2003
  26. ncbi request reprint Great expectations: "I'm losing 25% of my weight no matter what you say"
    Thomas A Wadden
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia 19104, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 71:1084-9. 2003
    ..Results are discussed in terms of the origins, clinical significance, and potential malleability of obese individuals' weight loss expectations...
  27. ncbi request reprint Impact of peanuts and tree nuts on body weight and healthy weight loss in adults
    Richard D Mattes
    Department of Foods and Nutrition, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN 47907 2059, USA
    J Nutr 138:1741S-1745S. 2008
    ..This consistent literature suggests nuts may be included in the diet, in moderation, to enhance palatability and nutrient quality without posing a threat for weight gain...
  28. ncbi request reprint Weight and Lifestyle Inventory (WALI)
    Thomas A Wadden
    Weight and Eating Disorders Program, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, PA 19104, USA
    Surg Obes Relat Dis 2:180-99. 2006
  29. ncbi request reprint Correlates of health-related quality of life in overweight and obese adults with type 2 diabetes
    W Jack Rejeski
    Department of Health and Exercise Science, Wake Forest University, Winston Salem, NC 27109, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 14:870-83. 2006
    ..Analyses examined the relationship that demographic characteristics, disease burden, and cardiovascular fitness had with HRQL: the Short Form 36 (SF-36) and the Beck Depression Inventory (BDI) II...
  30. ncbi request reprint Setting achievable goals for weight loss
    Cathy A Nonas
    Obesity and Diabetes Programs, North General Hospital, NYC, New York, NY 10026, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 105:S118-23. 2005
  31. ncbi request reprint Correlates of body image dissatisfaction among overweight women seeking weight loss
    Patty E Matz
    Cornell Cognitive Therapy Clinic, Weill Medical College, Cornell University, New York, New York 10021, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 70:1040-4. 2002
    ..Analyses revealed that only self-esteem, adult teasing, and ISAS predicted BID. Results highlight the importance of adulthood self-esteem and interpersonal-cultural context--rather than childhood experiences--in predicting adulthood BID...
  32. ncbi request reprint A novel volumetric magnetic resonance imaging paradigm to study upper airway anatomy
    Kevin C Welch
    Center for Sleep and Respiratory Neurobiology, University of Pennsylvania Medical Center, Philadelphia 19104 4283, USA
    Sleep 25:532-42. 2002
    ..These MRI techniques allowed us to objectively quantify the volume of the tongue, soft palate, parapharyngeal fat pads, and lateral pharyngeal walls...
  33. ncbi request reprint Obesity: responding to the global epidemic
    Thomas A Wadden
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia 19104, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 70:510-25. 2002
    ..The authors call not for the adoption of a specific policy initiative, but instead propose that policy research, based on viewing obesity as a public health problem, become a central focus of research...

Research Grants13

  1. Sleep Apnea in Look AHEAD Participants
    GARY FOSTER; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..The results of this study will provide an empirical basis for making recommendations about the effectiveness of weight loss in Type 2 diabetics with OSA. ..
  2. The Effects of Weight Loss on Sleep Apnea in Patients with Type 2 Diabetes
    GARY FOSTER; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ....
  3. The Effects of Weight Loss on Sleep Apnea in Patients with Type 2 Diabetes
    GARY FOSTER; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ....
  4. The Safety and Efficacy of Low and High Carbohydrate Die
    GARY FOSTER; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..The effects of each dietary approach on changes in: 1) weight and body composition; 2) metabolic and organ function; and 3) exercise tolerance will be evaluated. ..
  5. The Safety and Efficacy of Low and High Carbohydrate Die
    GARY FOSTER; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..The effects of each dietary approach on changes in: 1) weight and body composition; 2) metabolic and organ function; and 3) exercise tolerance will be evaluated. ..
  6. Sleep Apnea in Look AHEAD Participants
    GARY FOSTER; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..The results of this study will provide an empirical basis for making recommendations about the effectiveness of weight loss in Type 2 diabetics with OSA. ..
  7. The Safety and Efficacy of Low and High Carbohydrate Die
    GARY FOSTER; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..The effects of each dietary approach on changes in: 1) weight and body composition; 2) metabolic and organ function; and 3) exercise tolerance will be evaluated. ..
  8. Sleep Apnea in Look AHEAD Participants
    GARY FOSTER; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..The results of this study will provide an empirical basis for making recommendations about the effectiveness of weight loss in Type 2 diabetics with OSA. ..
  9. The Safety and Efficacy of Low and High Carbohydrate Die
    GARY FOSTER; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..The effects of each dietary approach on changes in: 1) weight and body composition; 2) metabolic and organ function; and 3) exercise tolerance will be evaluated. ..
  10. Sleep Apnea in Look AHEAD Participants
    GARY FOSTER; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..The results of this study will provide an empirical basis for making recommendations about the effectiveness of weight loss in Type 2 diabetics with OSA. ..
  11. Sleep Apnea in Look AHEAD Participants
    GARY FOSTER; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..The results of this study will provide an empirical basis for making recommendations about the effectiveness of weight loss in Type 2 diabetics with OSA. ..
  12. The Safety and Efficacy of Low and High Carbohydrate Die
    GARY FOSTER; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..The effects of each dietary approach on changes in: 1) weight and body composition; 2) metabolic and organ function; and 3) exercise tolerance will be evaluated. ..