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Weight gain prevention in young adults: design of the study of novel approaches to weight gain prevention (SNAP) randomized controlled trial

  • Rena R Wing1Email author,
  • Deborah Tate1,
  • Mark Espeland1,
  • Amy Gorin1,
  • Jessica Gokee LaRose1,
  • Erica Ferguson Robichaud1,
  • Karen Erickson1,
  • Letitia Perdue1,
  • Judy Bahnson1 and
  • Cora E Lewis1
BMC Public Health201313:300

Received: 12 March 2013

Accepted: 25 March 2013

Published: 4 April 2013

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Original Submission
12 Mar 2013 Submitted Original manuscript
19 Mar 2013 Author responded Author comments - Rena Wing
Resubmission - Version 2
19 Mar 2013 Submitted Manuscript version 2
25 Mar 2013 Editorially accepted
4 Apr 2013 Article published 10.1186/1471-2458-13-300

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Authors’ Affiliations

The Miriam Hospital/Brown University