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Evaluation of Fresh Start Programme (Obesity)

Centre of Environmental and Preventive Medicine

Funding Body: London Borough of Hackney
Project Investigator: Peter Hajek


An evaluation of the long-term outcomes of the Fresh Start Program in City and Hackney PCT.

Fresh Start is a group-based programme that aims to initiate and sustain changes in eating and physical activity, intended to lead to clinically meaningful weight-loss in morbidly obese people (BMI > 40). The programme consists of 8 weekly sessions, with monthly follow-ups for a year.

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