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Correction: Efficacy of Commercial Weight-Loss Programs

Ann Intern Med. 2015;162(10):739-740. doi:10.7326/L15-5097
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In a recent article (1), Table 6 of the Supplement, which reports adverse events, has been revised to correct several errors. With the addition of this corrected table, the authors would also like to highlight relevant changes that would apply to the original article text. The article previously stated that no studies of Nutrisystem reported adverse events, which should state instead that harms occurred rarely when reported. The article previously stated that 6.3% of Health Management Resources participants experienced cholecystectomy, which was an error and has been removed. The article previously stated that the Medifast study did not report adverse events, which should state instead that no serious harms occurred. The article previously stated that harms occurred rarely among Atkins participants, which should instead state that Atkins participants reported constipation.





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