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Open Peer Review Reports for: Weight loss required by the severely obese to achieve clinically important differences in health-related quality of life: two-year prospective cohort study

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Original Submission
14 Aug 2014 Submitted Original manuscript
20 Aug 2014 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Dale Bond
2 Sep 2014 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Carl Lavie
5 Sep 2014 Author responded Author comments - Lindsey Warkentin
Resubmission - Version 2
5 Sep 2014 Submitted Manuscript version 2
5 Sep 2014 Editorially accepted
15 Oct 2014 Article published 10.1186/s12916-014-0175-5

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