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Application and evaluation of mobile nutrition management service for breast cancer patients / 한국영양학회지
Article in Korean | WPRIM (Western Pacific) | ID: wpr-811250
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ABSTRACT

PURPOSE:

This study evaluated the effects of nutrition management application in a mobile device on obesity management of patients with breast cancer.

METHODS:

Fifty subjects, who were breast cancer survivors, aged 30 years and older, participated in an obesity management program for four weeks. They were divided randomly into two groups a control group (n = 25) and a treatment group (n = 25). The treatment group was provided an application for nutrition management and diet consultant, while the control group maintained their ordinary life without any nutrition management.

RESULTS:

The weight of the treatment group decreased by 0.8 kg, but the change was not significant. In contrast, the waist-hip ratio of the treatment group decreased significantly from 0.75 to 0.71 (p = 0.012). The Nutrition Quotients of the treatment group increased significantly from 61.3 to 69.6 points (p < 0.001), whereas that of the control group decreased significantly from 61.5 to 59.0 (p = 0.002).

CONCLUSION:

This mobile nutrition management application for breast cancer patients is effective in managing obesity and dietary habits. These results can be used as basic information to prepare an obesity management program for breast cancer patients.
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Full text: Available Index: WPRIM (Western Pacific) Main subject: Breast / Breast Neoplasms / Humans / Survivors / Consultants / Waist-Hip Ratio / Diet / Diet Therapy / Feeding Behavior / Mobile Applications Type of study: Evaluation studies Language: Korean Journal: Journal of Nutrition and Health Year: 2020 Type: Article

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Full text: Available Index: WPRIM (Western Pacific) Main subject: Breast / Breast Neoplasms / Humans / Survivors / Consultants / Waist-Hip Ratio / Diet / Diet Therapy / Feeding Behavior / Mobile Applications Type of study: Evaluation studies Language: Korean Journal: Journal of Nutrition and Health Year: 2020 Type: Article