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  1. Klem ML, Wing RR, McGuire MT, Seagle HM & Hill JO (1997). A descriptive study of individuals successful at long-term maintenance of substantial weight loss.American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, 66, 239-246.
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  2. Shick SM, Wing RR, Klem ML, McGuire MT, Hill JO & Seagle HM (1998). Persons successful at long-term weight loss and maintenance continue to consume a low calorie, low fat diet. Journal of the American Dietetic Association, 98, 408-413.
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  3. McGuire MT, Wing RR, Klem ML, Seagle HM & Hill JO (1998). Long-term maintenance of weight loss: Do people who lose weight through various weight loss methods use different behaviors to maintain their weight? International Journal of Obesity, 22, 572-577.
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  4. Klem ML, Wing RR, McGuire MT, Seagle HM & Hill JO. (1998). Psychological symptoms in individuals successful at long-term maintenance of weight loss. Health Psychology, 17, 336-345.
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  5. McGuire MT, Wing RR, Klem ML, Hill JO (1999). The Behavioral characterstics of individuals who lose weight unintentionally. Obesity Research, 7, 485-490.
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  6. Wyatt HR, Grunwald GK, Seagle HM, Klem ML, McGuire MT, Wing RR & Hill JO. (1999). Resting energy expenditure in reduced-obese subjects in the National Weight Control Registry. American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, 69, 1189-1193.
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  7. McGuire MT, Wing RR, Klem ML, Lang W & Hill JO. (1999). What predicts weight regain among a group of successful weight losers? Journal of Consulting & Clinical Psychology, 67, 177-185.
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  8. McGuire MT, Wing RR, Klem ML, Hill JO. (1999). Behavioral strategies of indivduals who have maintained long-term weight losses. Obesity Research, 7, 334-341.
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  9. McGuire MT, Wing RR, Hill JO. (1999). The prevalence of weight loss maintenance among American adults. International Journal of Obesity, 23, 1314-1319.
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  10. Klem ML, Wing RR, Chang CH, Lang W, McGuire MT, Sugerman HJ, Hutchison SL, Makovich AL & Hill JO. (2000). A case-control study of successful maintenance of a substantial weight loss: Individuals who lost weight through surgery versus those who lost weight through non-surgical means. International Journal of Obesity, 24, 573-579.
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  11. Klem ML, Wing, RR, Lang W, McGuire MT & Hill JO. (2000). Does weight loss maintenance become easier over time? Obesity Research, 8, 438-444.
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  12. Wing RR & Hill JO. (2001). Successful weight loss maintenance. Annual Review of Nutrition, 21, 323-341.
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  13. Wyatt HR, Grunwald OK, Mosca CL, Klem ML, Wing RR, Hill JO. (2002). Long-term weight loss and breakfast in subjects in the National Weight Control Registry. Obesity Research, 10, 78-82.
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  14. Gorin AA, Phelan S, Wing RR, Hill JO. (2004). Promoting long-term weight control: does dieting consistency matter? International Journal of Obesity and Related Metabolic Disorders, 28, 278-81.
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  15. Raynor H, Wing RR, Phelan S. (2005). Amount of food group variety consumed in the diet and long-term weight loss maintenance. Obesity Research, 13, 883-890.
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  16. Gorin AA, Phelan S, Hill JO, Wing RR. (2004). Medical triggers are associated with better short- and long-term weight loss outcomes. Preventive Medicine, 39, 612-16.
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      17.  Phelan S, Wing RR, Hill JO, Dibello J. (2003). Recovery from relapse among       

              successful weight maintainers. American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, 78, 1079-

              1084.
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      18.   Wyatt HR, Phelan S, Wing RR, Hill JO. (2005). Lessons from patients who have

               successfully maintained weight loss. Obesity Managament, 1, 56-61.

  

      19.   Hill JO, Wyatt HR, Phelan S, Wing RR. (2005). The National Weight Control
               Registry: is it useful in helping deal with our obesity epidemic? Journal of Nutrition

               Education and Behavior, 37, 206-210.

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      20.   Wing RR & Phelan S. (2005). Long-term weight loss maintenance. American
              Journal of Clinical Nutrition
, 82, 222S-225S.

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      21.  Phelan S, Wyatt H, Hill JO, Wing RR. (2006). Are the Eating and Exercise Habits
               of Successful Weight Losers Changing? Obesity Research, 14, 710-716.
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      22.   Raynor D, Phelan S, Hill JO, Wing RR. (2006). Television Viewing and Long-
               Term  Weight Maintenance: Results from the National Weight Control Registry.  
               Obesity Research
, 14, 1816-1824.

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      23.  Phelan S, Roberts M, Lang W, Wing RR. (2007). Empirical Evaluation of    

              Physical Activity Recommendations for Weight Control in Women. Medicine &     

              Science in Sports & Exercise, 39, 1832-1836.  

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      24.  Phelan S, Wyatt H, DiBello J, Fava JL, Hill JO, Wing RR. (2007). Three-Year
              Weight Change in Successful Weight Losers Who Lost Weight in a Low- 

              Carbohydrate Diet. Obesity; 15, 2470-2477.

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      25.   Niemeier HM, Phelan S, Fava JL, Wing RR. (2007). Internal Disinhibition Predicts

               Weight Regain Following Weight Loss and Weight Loss Maintenance. Obesity, 15,

               2485-2494.

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      26.   Butryn ML, Phelan S, Hill JO, Wing RR. (2007). Consistent Self-monitoring of

               Weight: A Key Component of Successful Weight Loss Maintenance. Obesity, 15,

               3091-3096.

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      27.   Catenacci VA, Ogden LG, Stuht J, Phelan S, Wing RR, Hill JO, Wyatt HR. (2008).

               Physical Activity Patterns in the National Weight Control Registry. Obesity; 16,

               153-161.

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      28.   Phelan S, Wing RR, Raynor HA, Dibello J, Nedeau K, Peng W. (2008). Holiday

               Weight Management by Successful Weight Losers and Normal Weight Individuals.

               Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology; 76, 442-448.

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      29.   Bond DS, Phelan S, Leahey TM, Hill JO, Wing RR. (2009). Weight-loss
               maintenance in successful weight losers: surgical vs non-surgical methods.
               International Journal of Obesity, 33, 173-180.

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      30.  Thomas JG, Wing RR. (2009). Maintenance of long-term weight loss. Medicine &

              Health Rhode Island 92, 2, 56-57

      31.  Catenacci VA, Grunwald GK, Ingebrigtsen JP, Jakicic JM, McDermott MD Phelan S,

              Wing RR, Hill JO, Wyatt HR. (2010).Physical Activity Patterns Using Accelerometry in

              the National Weight Control Registry. Obesity.

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