UNC Weight Research publishes in premier general medicine, nutrition, and obesity journals.  Select publications and recent press are listed below.

select Publications

Wing RR, Tate DF, Espeland MA, Lewis CE, LaRose JG, Gorin AA, Bahnson J, Perdue LH, Hatley KE, Ferguson E, Garcia KR, Lang W; Study of Novel Approaches to Weight Gain Prevention (SNAP) Research Group. Innovative Self-Regulation Strategies to Reduce Weight Gain in Young Adults: The Study of Novel Approaches to Weight Gain Prevention (SNAP) Randomized Clinical Trial. JAMA Intern Med. 2016 May 2. doi: 10.1001/jamainternmed.2016.1236. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 27136493.

Crane MM, Lutes LD, Ward DS, Bowling JM, Tate DF. A randomized trial testing the efficacy of a novel approach to weight loss among men with overweight and obesity. Obesity (Silver Spring). 2015 Dec;23(12):2398-405. doi: 10.1002/oby.21265. PubMed PMID: 26727117; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4700541.

Jakicic JM, Tate DF, Lang W, Davis KK, Polzien K, Neiberg RH, Rickman AD, Erickson K. Objective physical activity and weight loss in adults: The step-up randomized clinical trial. Obesity (Silver Spring). 2014 Nov;22(11):2284-92. doi: 10.1002/oby.20830. PubMed PMID: 25376395; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4225630.

Steinberg DM, Tate DF, Bennett GG, Ennett S, Samuel-Hodge C, Ward DS. The efficacy of a daily self-weighing weight loss intervention using smart scales and email. Obesity (Silver Spring). 2013 Sep;21(9):1789-97. doi: 10.1002/oby.20396. Epub 2013 Jul 2. PMID: 23512320. 

Piernas C, Tate DF, Wang X, Popkin BM. Does diet-beverage intake affect dietary consumption patterns? Results from the Choose Healthy Options Consciously Everyday (CHOICE) randomized clinical trial. Am J Clin Nutr. 2013 Mar;97(3):604-11. doi: 10.3945/ajcn.112.048405. Epub 2013 Jan 30. PubMed PMID: 23364015; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3578403.  

Tate DF, Turner-McGrievy G, Lyons E, Stevens J, Erickson K, Polzien K, Diamond M, Wang X, Popkin B. Replacing caloric beverages with water or diet beverages for weight loss in adults: main results of the Choose Healthy Options Consciously Everyday (CHOICE) randomized clinical trial. Am J Clin Nutr. 2012 Mar;95(3):555-63. doi: 10.3945/ajcn.111.026278. Epub 2012 Feb 1. Erratum in: Am J Clin Nutr. 2013 Dec;98(6):1599. PMID: 22301929

Jakicic JM, Tate DF, Lang W, Davis KK, Polzien K, Rickman AD, Erickson K, Neiberg RH, Finkelstein EA. Effect of a stepped-care intervention approach on weight loss in adults: a randomized clinical trial. JAMA. 2012 Jun 27;307(24):2617-26. doi: 10.1001/jama.2012.6866. Erratum in: JAMA. 2012 Jul 11;308(2):136. PubMed PMID: 22735431.

LaRose JG, Tate DF, Gorin AA, Wing RR.  Preventing weight gain in young adults: A randomized pilot comparing small and large changes. American Journal of Preventive Medicine. 2010Jul;39(1): 63-8. doi: 10.1016/j.amepre.2010.03.011. Epub 2010 May 26. PMID: 20537843.

Tate DF, Jackvony EH, Wing RR. A Randomized Trial comparing Human e-counseling, Computer Automated e-Counseling, or No Counseling in an Internet Weight Loss Program. Archives of Internal Medicine. 2006 Aug 14-28;166(15):1620-5. PMID: 16908795.

Wing RR, Tate DF, Gorin AA, Raynor HA, Fava JL.  A Self-Regulation Program for Maintenance of Weight Loss. New England Journal of Medicine. 2006 Oct 12;355(15):1563-71. PMID: 17035649.

Tate DF, Jackvony EJ, Wing RR.  Effects of Internet behavioral counseling on weight loss in adults at risk for Type 2 diabetes: A randomized trial. Journal of the American Medical Association. 2003 Apr 9;289(14):1833-6. PMID: 12684363.

Tate DF, Wing RR, Winett RA.  Using Internet technology to deliver a behavioral weight loss program.  Journal of the American Medical Association.  2001 Mar 7;285(9):1172-7. PMID: 11231746.


Congratulations to Loneke and Candice!

Loneke Blackman Carr (Sisters in Health) and Candice Alick (TEAM Study) successfully passed the oral defense of their dissertation studies this July 2017.