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Do you have a mobility – related disability? Looking to lose weight?

We are offering a research weight management program that provides:

  • diet plan
  • physical activity
  • social interaction without leaving your home!

All participants must be over the age of 18 and willing to:

  • Being randomized to either individual home visits or group participation via video conferencing
  • Track food and beverage intake
  • Participate in physical activity according to randomization

Participants will learn behavioral strategies from a trained health educator.
Participants will receive compensation for their participation in the study.  No travel is required.

For more information contact:
Trish Smith at or call 785-764-1312 or visit

Individuals must live within 50 miles of Kansas City or Lawrence.
This program is 18 months and takes place in the home.


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