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Table 1 Time schedule lifestyle intervention

From: The LIFESTYLE study: costs and effects of a structured lifestyle program in overweight and obese subfertile women to reduce the need for fertility treatment and improve reproductive outcome. A randomised controlled trial

Week Consultation
Outpatient, telephone or e-mail
Counseling subject lifestyle program Duration (minutes)
0 Randomisation Baseline assessment1,2 and explanation lifestyle program; handout of web based food diary, pedometer and activity diary.
Hand out of (cost) questionnaires
Blood sample
 
1 Outpatient 1 Setting targets and planning goals; evaluating baseline measures1,2 45-60
3 Outpatient 2 Evaluating targets1 45-60
5 Telephone 1 Evaluating targets1 15
7 Outpatient 3 Evaluating targets1 30
9 Telephone or e-mail 2 Evaluating targets1 15
12 Outpatient 4 Evaluating targets1,2
Handout of (cost) questionnaires
Blood sample
30
15 Telephone or e-mail 3 Evaluating targets1 15
18 Outpatient 5 Evaluating targets1 30
21 Telephone or e-mail 4 Evaluating targets1 15
24 Outpatient 6 Assessing targets and evaluation lifestyle program 1,2
Handout of (cost) questionnaires.
Blood sample
30
> 24 Outpatient Start subfertility treatment if applicable  
52   (Cost) questionnaires  
104   Cost questionnaire  
  1. 1 Measuring weight, waist and hip circumference
  2. 2 Measuring blood pressure