Sustainability - Workstream

This workstream is led by Dr Ruth Bacigalupo. Ruth coordinates and manages our funding applications. Ruth is working closely with Obesity, Telehealth and Care Technologies (TaCT) for long term conditions and Diabetes themes on how technological interventions can help in weight 
reduction and maintenance.

Publications
Interventions employing mobile technology for overweight and obesity: an early systematic review of randomized controlled trials. 
Obesity Reviews: 2013 April;14(4): 279–291.
Bacigalupo R, Cudd P, Littlewood C, Bissell P, Hawley MS, & Buckley Woods H.

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Conferences
Med-e-Tel conference, 10-12 April 2013, Luxembourg.
A journey towardsimplementation of innovative mHealth in health services. 
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Ruth has been invited by Weight Watchers International to the 
European Conference on Obesity, 12-15 May 2013 

"The appetite for mobile weight management: evidence, advancements and the future".

Health Services Research Network (HSRN) Symposium, 17-18 June, Nottingham. 
"Lack of evidence in variations between portable digital healthcare interventions: implications from studies aiming at weight loss".