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People regain 3/4 of their weight loss after 3 years, all after 5 years
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"In the six (6) US studies providing at least 2.5-years' follow-up of traditional obesity treatments, weight regain was 61% to 86% at 2.5 to 3.5 years and 75% to 121% at 5 years," according to one review paper.
Glazer G. Long-term pharmacotherapy of obesity 2000: a review of efficacy and safety. Arch Intern Med. 2001 Aug 13-27, 161(15):1814-24.
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