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Grant Title: Assessing the impact of performing body composition analysis on overweight and obese individuals in a community pharmacy
Grants Awarded Number
23
Status
Grant Complete, 2011
Organization
Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Scien
Location
Boston, MA
Grant Category
Therapeutics, Diseases & Populations
Keyword
Obesity
Grant Docs
Report
Objectives

1. Educate patients about the importance of body composition versus body mass index BMI and weight as a measure of health. 2. Demonstrate that the knowledge of body composition may serve as a motivational tool to encourage proper weight management. 3. Demonstrate the impact of awareness of body composition on weight management. 4. Demonstrate that community pharmacists can effectively provide body composition analysis as a patient care service.

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  • Applicant:
    Matthew Machado
    Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Scien