Nutrisystem Studies to be Presented at the Obesity Society Annual Conference - Sacramento Bee

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/PRNewswire/ -- Nutrisystem, Inc. (NASDAQ: NTRI), the number one home delivery weight loss program, today announced that three Nutrisystem-sponsored studies will be presented on October 2, 2011, at Obesity 2011: The 29th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Obesity Society at the Orlando World Marriott, Cypress Ballroom in Orlando, Florida . In addition, the winner of the 2011 Nutrisystem grant, chosen by a review panel from the Obesity Society, will be announced at the conference's opening session, on the evening of October 1, 2011.

Presentations on October 2, 2011, will include findings on the following:

Presentation #1: Results Not Typical? Subjective and Objective Success in a Commercial Weight Loss Program
Poster Number: 298-P
Authors: AN Fabricatore, BP Daggy, Y Xiang
Presentation #2: The Effects of a Portion Controlled Meal Plan Versus a Diabetes Self Management Program on Weight and Glycemic Control Among Obese Patients with Type 2 Diabetes
Poster Number: 25-LB-P
Authors: GD Foster, TA Wadden, C LaGrotte, L Hesson, E Komaroff, SV Vander Veur, C Homko, BJ Mashak-Carey, N Reyes, LK Diewald, S Herring, M Vetter, T Sanders
Presentation #3: An Internet-Based Behavioral Weight Loss Intervention with or without Commercially Available Portion-Controlled Foods: A Pilot Study
Poster Number: 17-LB-P
Authors: KH Webber, SA Rose

Posters on Display for Viewing: October 2, 2011, 11:30 am-6:30 pmAuthor(s) available at Poster: 12:30 pm-1:30 pm

Additional healthcare information about the Nutrisystem programs, and descriptions of all Nutrisystem grant opportunities, can be found at

About Nutrisystem, Inc.

Nutrisystem, Inc. (NASDAQ: NTRI) is the number one home delivery weight loss company. Nutrisystem is sold direct to the consumer through, by phone, and at select retailers, with convenient home delivery. The Company offers proven nutritionally balanced weight loss programs designed for women, men, and seniors, as well as the Nutrisystem® D® program, specifically designed to help people with type 2 diabetes who want to lose weight and manage their diabetes. The Nutrisystem programs are based on nearly 40 years of nutrition research and the science of the low glycemic index, and offer a variety of great tasting, satisfying high-fiber, good carbohydrate meals that are heart healthy. Nutrisystem was named the "Least Expensive Home Delivery Program" by CBS Money Watch in January 2011. The program has no membership fees and provides weight management support and counseling by trained weight loss coaches and online weight management tools free of charge. Nutrisystem proudly supports the American Diabetes Association in its movement to Stop Diabetes™, as well as to help in increasing awareness of the correlation between weight loss and improvements in diabetes control. For more information or to become a customer visit or call 1-800-891-3215. For the healthcare professional please visit . Follow Nutrisystem on Twitter @nutrisystem and on Facebook at

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19 Sep, 2011

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