Published on in Vol 6, No 10 (2018): October

Preprints (earlier versions) of this paper are available at https://preprints.jmir.org/preprint/10471, first published .
The Association Between Engagement and Weight Loss Through Personal Coaching and Cell Phone Interventions in Young Adults: Randomized Controlled Trial

The Association Between Engagement and Weight Loss Through Personal Coaching and Cell Phone Interventions in Young Adults: Randomized Controlled Trial

The Association Between Engagement and Weight Loss Through Personal Coaching and Cell Phone Interventions in Young Adults: Randomized Controlled Trial

Pao-Hwa Lin   1, 2 , PhD ;   Steven Grambow   3 , PhD ;   Stephen Intille   4, 5 , PhD ;   John A Gallis   3, 6 , ScM ;   Tony Lazenka   4 , MA ;   Hayden Bosworth   7, 8, 9, 10, 11 , PhD ;   Corrine L. Voils   12, 13 , PhD ;   Gary G Bennett   14, 15 , PhD ;   Bryan Batch   16 , MD ;   Jenifer Allen   17 , BA ;   Leonor Corsino   16 , MD, MHS ;   Crystal Tyson   2 , MD ;   Laura Svetkey   1, 2 , MD

1 Sarah W Stedman Nutrition and Metabolism Center, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, United States

2 Nephrology Division, Department of Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, United States

3 Biostatistics and Bioinformatics, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, United States

4 College of Computer and Information Science, Northeastern University, Boston, MA, United States

5 Bouvé College of Health Sciences, Northeastern University, Boston, MA, United States

6 Duke Global Health Institute, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, United States

7 Population Health Sciences, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, United States

8 Center for Health Services Research in Primary Care, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Durham, NC, United States

9 School of Nursing, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, United States

10 Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, United States

11 Department of Medicine, School of Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, United States

12 William S Middleton Memorial Veterans Hospital, Madison, WI, United States

13 School of Medicine and Public Health, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI, United States

14 Global Digital Health Science Center, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, United States

15 Department of Psychology & Neuroscience, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, United States

16 Division of Endocrinology, Metabolism, and Nutrition, Department of Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, United States

17 Clinical & Translational Science Institute, Duke University Medical Center, Kannapolis, NC, United States

Corresponding Author:

  • Pao-Hwa Lin, PhD
  • Nephrology Division
  • Department of Medicine
  • Duke University Medical Center
  • Box 3487 DUMC
  • Durham, NC, 27710
  • United States
  • Phone: 1 919 660 6685
  • Fax: 1 919 660 8802
  • Email: pao.hwa.lin@dm.duke.edu