Accepted for Publication: May 18, 2013.
Published Online: August 26, 2013. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2013.9263.
Acquisition of data: Bennett, Foley, Levine, Miranda, Wroth, Holder, Emmons.
Analysis and interpretation of data: Bennett, Foley, Askew, Steinberg, Batch, Emmons, Puleo.
Drafting of the manuscript: Bennett, Foley, Greaney, Puleo.
Critical revision of the manuscript for important intellectual content: Foley, Levine, Whiteley, Askew, Steinberg, Batch, Greaney, Miranda, Wroth, Holder, Emmons.
Statistical analysis: Puleo.
Obtained funding: Whiteley.
Administrative, technical, and material support: Bennett, Foley, Levine, Askew, Batch, Greaney, Miranda, Wroth, Holder, Emmons.
Study supervision: Bennett, Foley, Miranda.
Conflict of Interest Disclosures: None reported.
Funding/Support: This trial is funded by grant R01DK078798 from the National Institute for Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases. Dr Emmons was supported by grant K05CA124415 from the National Cancer Institute.
Role of the Sponsors: The National Institute for Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases had no role in the design and conduct of the study; the collection, management, analysis, and interpretation of the data; or the preparation, review, or approval of the manuscript.
Additional Contributions: We express deep gratitude to the administration and staff of Piedmont Health for their continued collaboration and participation in the Shape Program. In particular, we thank Ashley Brewer, RD, LDN, Greg Wheatley, MPH, RD, LDN, Kristen Norton, MA, RD, LDN, and the staff of Piedmont Health’s health centers for their support. We appreciate the tireless work of research assistants Daniel Dix, Michele Lanpher, Veronica Lett, and Jade Miller. We are grateful to Martha Zorn, MS, at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst for her assistance with data analysis. Finally, we would like to especially thank the women participating in Shape.