Childhood Obesity

Articles from Vol. 10, No. 4, August

Addressing Prediabetes in Childhood Obesity Treatment Programs: Support from Research and Current Practice
[Author Affiliation]Matthew A. Haemer. 1 Department of Pediatrics, Section of Nutrition, University of Colorado School of Medicine, Aurora, CO.H. Mollie Grow. 2 Department of Pediatrics, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, WA.Cristina...
Availability of Healthy Snack Foods and Beverages in Stores near High-Income Urban, Low-Income Urban, and Rural Elementary and Middle Schools in Oregon
[Author Affiliation]Nancy E. Findholt. 1 School of Nursing, Oregon Health & Science University, La Grande, OR.Betty T. Izumi. 2 School of Community Health, Portland State University, Portland, OR.Thuan Nguyen. 3 Department of Public Health &...
Canary in the Coal Mine: Childhood Obesity as an Indicator of Overall Child Health
Dr. Sandra Hassink, a leading proponent of children's health in the United States, describes how obesity can be viewed as an indicator of poor overall health. She explains the need to treat obesity from a holistic viewpoint and shares lessons learned...
Children's Hospital Association Consensus Statements for Comorbidities of Childhood Obesity
[Author Affiliation]Elizabeth Estrada. 1 Division of Endocrinology, Connecticut Children's Medical Center, University of Connecticut, Hartford, CT.Ihuoma Eneli. 2 Center for Healthy Weight and Nutrition, Nationwide Children's Hospital, The Ohio State...
Fruits and Vegetables Displace, but Do Not Decrease, Total Energy in School Lunches
[Author Affiliation]Andrea B. Bontrager Yoder. Department of Nutritional Sciences, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, WI.Dale A. Schoeller. Department of Nutritional Sciences, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, WI.Address correspondence...
Global Childhood Obesity Update
World Health Organization Establishes Childhood Obesity CommissionDuring her opening address to the World Health Assembly (WHA) in Geneva, World Health Organization (WHO) Director-General Margaret Chan voiced her deep concern about the worldwide increase...
Hot Papers in the Literature
Breakfast patterns among low-income, ethnically-diverse 4th-6th grade children in an urban areaBMC Public Health. 2014 Jun 14;14(1):604. [Epub ahead of print]Lawman HG, Polonsky HM, Vander Veur SS, Abel ML, Sherman S, Bauer KW, Sanders T, Fisher JO,...
Improving Physical Activity in Daycare Interventions
[Author Affiliation]Marc Bonis. 1 School of Public Health, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, New Orleans, LA.Mark Loftin. 2 School of Applied Sciences, University of Mississippi, Oxford, MS.Dianne Ward. 3 Schools of Public Health and...
Pediatric Severe Obesity: Time to Establish Serious Treatments for a Serious Disease
[Author Affiliation]Stephen R. Daniels. 1 Department of Pediatrics, University of Colorado School of Medicine, and Children's Hospital Colorado, Aurora, CO.Aaron S. Kelly. 2 Departments of Pediatrics and Medicine, University of Minnesota Medical School,...
People, Projects, and Programs
Joan C. Han, MD, is the Founding Director of the new University of Tennessee-Le Bonheur Pediatric Obesity Center and Director of Le Bonheur Healthy Lifestyle Clinic. Dr. Han has also joined the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (Memphis,...
Perceived Reactions of Elementary School Students to Changes in School Lunches after Implementation of the United States Department of Agriculture's New Meals Standards: Minimal Backlash, but Rural and Socioeconomic Disparities Exist
[Author Affiliation]Lindsey Turner. 1 Institute for Health Research and Policy, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL. 2 Present affiliation: College of Education, Boise State University, Boise, ID.Frank J. Chaloupka. 1 Institute for Health...
Sustainability of Key Maine Youth Overweight Collaborative Improvements: A Follow-Up Study
[Author Affiliation]Michele Polacsek. 1 School of Community and Population Health, University of New England, Portland, ME.Joan Orr. 2 Population Health Management, MaineGeneral Health, Alfond Center for Health, Augusta, ME.Liam M. O'Brien. 3 Department...
Trends in Obesity Prevalence and Disparities among Low-Income Children in Oklahoma, 2005-2010
[Author Affiliation]Ashley E. Weedn. 1 Department of Pediatrics, College of Medicine, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma City, OK.Jessica J. Hale. 1 Department of Pediatrics, College of Medicine, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences...
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