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Lifestyle modification and metformin as long-term treatment options for obese adolescents: study protocol

  • A Justine Wilson1Email author,
  • Harry Prapavessis1,
  • Mary E Jung1,
  • Anita G Cramp1,
  • Joy Vascotto4,
  • Larissa Lenhardt4,
  • J Kevin Shoemaker1,
  • Margaret Watson4,
  • Tracy Robinson4 and
  • Cheril L Clarson2, 3, 4
BMC Public Health20099:434

DOI: 10.1186/1471-2458-9-434

Received: 22 October 2009

Accepted: 30 November 2009

Published: 30 November 2009

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Original Submission
22 Oct 2009 Submitted Original manuscript
Resubmission - Version 2
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20 Nov 2009 Author responded Author comments - A. Justine Wilson
Resubmission - Version 3
20 Nov 2009 Submitted Manuscript version 3
30 Nov 2009 Editorially accepted
30 Nov 2009 Article published 10.1186/1471-2458-9-434

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Authors’ Affiliations

Department of Health Sciences, School of Kinesiology, The University of Western Ontario
Faculty of Medicine, The University of Western Ontario
Children's Hospital, London Health Sciences Centre
Healthy Eating and Activity Program, Children's Hospital, London Health Sciences Centre