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Prevention and treatment of pediatric obesity: a strategy involving children, adolescents and the family for improved body composition.

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Summary of "Prevention and treatment of pediatric obesity: a strategy involving children, adolescents and the family for improved body composition."

Pediatric obesity is a serious health problem affecting 1 of 6 children in the U.S. A two- to threefold increased incidence is evident in the last two decades. This study analyzes the outcomes of the ProActive Kids Foundation three-tiered early intervention program to determine the improvement in body composition in overweight and obese youth by incorporating the family along with the pediatric participant.

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Name: Journal of pediatric nursing
ISSN: 1532-8449
Pages: 13-19

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