Frequently Asked Questions
What do I I need to know about participating in a research study?
Will I have to take any medications or pills in this program?
No. This weight loss program is a “lifestyle” treatment program, meaning you will make changes to your diet and exercise in order to manage your weight and improve your health. If you are taking any weight loss medications or pills prior to starting this program, we ask that you discontinue them for the duration of the program.
What are the cost to participating?
Will I have to follow a special diet?
Will I have to follow a particular exercise program?
Will other people see my weight?
Can I participate if I am currently taking weight loss medication or part of another weigh loss program?
How much weight will I lose? What if I need to lose a lot of weight?
Will I get any monetary compensation for participating?