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Minerva Pediatrica 2012 December;64(6):607-13

Copyright © 2012 EDIZIONI MINERVA MEDICA

language: English

Overview of the epidemiology and management of childhood obesity

Santo Domingo L., Scheimann A. O.

Division of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA


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Pediatric obesity is rapidly emerging as a serious chronic disease affecting an increasing number of children worldwide. In this report, we review current aspects of pediatric obesity and obesity related management as it relates to the primary care provider who is often the first line of prevention in pediatric obesity.

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