Table 1

Description of VA MOVE! Stepped Care for Weight Managementa

Treatment Component



Multi-factorial assessment of food and beverage intake, physical activity habits, as well as personal and family history, self-efficacy, self perceptions, and readiness to change with regard to weight management (e.g., using the 23-item MOVE!23 questionnaire)

Individual or group self-management support

On-going multi-disciplinary group meetings with individual consultation as indicated

Pharmacologic Agents

Addition of pharmacologic agents

MOVE! Intensive

Medically-intensive weight management interventions

Bariatric Surgery

Bariatric surgery; follow-up care

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