The primary aim of the current thesis is:
– To determine the effect of cognitive behavioral group therapy on maintaining weight during 2 years of follow-up after weight loss via a very low-calorie diet in overweight and obese adults with type 2 diabetes.

The secondary aims are:
– To evaluate the effects of cognitive behavioral group therapy on cardiovascular risk factors and psychological wellbeing during 2 years of follow-up after weight loss via a very low-calorie diet.
– To determine which individuals benefit most from a very low-calorie diet.
– To determine the short-term effect of diet-induced weight loss on glycemic parameters and cardiovascular disease risk factors.

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Keywords Diabetes type 2, obesity, weight loss, weight loss maintenance, diet, very low-calorie diet, cognitive behavioral therapy, psychological intervention, cardiovascular disease risk factors
Promotor E.J.G. Sijbrands (Eric) , J.J. van Busschbach (Jan) , M.T. Mulder (Monique) , A.J.M. Verhoeven
Publisher Erasmus University Rotterdam
Sponsor This work benefited from financial support of the Erasmus MC funding program ‘Zorgonderzoek’ (grant 2008-8303) and the Diabetes Foundation ‘Innovatiesubsidie’ (grant 2013-30-1684).
ISBN 978-94-92683-73-1
Persistent URL hdl.handle.net/1765/102925
Citation
Berk, K.A.C. (2017, November 29). Weight Loss and Weight Loss Maintenance in Type 2 Diabetes. Erasmus University Rotterdam. Retrieved from http://hdl.handle.net/1765/102925