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Prepregnancy Weight Loss: Associations with Obstetric, Birth, and Long-Term Offspring Outcomes

Dates: 7/2022 - 6/2023

Association of Women’s Health, Obstetric and Neonatal Nurses

Principal Investigator: Yang Yu, PhD, MPH, MSN

We aim to 1) confirm that there is a reduction in food reward post-RYGB as existing studies have suggested; 2) determine whether food reward is associated with weight loss and diabetes remission; and 3) evaluate the associations of psychobiological factors (e.g., leptin, stress) with food reward at pre- and post-RYGB.

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