Dr. Tricia Leahey http://wrvo.org en DietBet: How social media can lead to weight loss http://wrvo.org/post/dietbet-how-social-media-can-lead-weight-loss <p>Some people consider social media a waste of time. But what if social media could be used to motivate positive change in people? What if social media could inspire people to make healthier choices, and even lose weight?</p><p>This week on <em>Take Care</em>, <a href="http://www.weightresearch.org/bio/bio_leahey.html">Dr. Tricia Leahey</a> discusses <a href="http://www.dietbetter.com/">DietBet</a>, a social networking website that challenges users to lose weight. Leahey is an assistant professor in research at Brown Medical School and the Miriam Hospital’s Weight Control and Diabetes Research Center, and is also part of the <a href="http://www.dietbetter.com/social-dieting/advisors">DietBetter.com’s advisory team</a>.</p><p><strong>Click 'Read More' to hear our interview with Dr. Leahey.</strong></p><p> Sun, 02 Mar 2014 22:00:00 +0000 Take Care 51528 at http://wrvo.org DietBet: How social media can lead to weight loss