Ppt on obesity prevention in children

Promoting Community-based Obesity Prevention

Logical Approach is PREVENTION Health Benefits of Obesity Prevention for the General Population Reduced development of chronic diseases Improved nutrition reducing gastro-intestinal problems and osteoporosis as well as CVD, diabetes and cancer Improved fitness Improved academic performance Best prevention approach is: TARGET CHILDREN and THEIR FAMILIES In preventing obesity, the most logical group to start with is children, since childhood obesity is a precursor of adult obesity. Levels of the/


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of asymptomatic (silent) celiac disease is controversial [Grade D, Consensus]. Type 2 Diabetes in Children and Adolescents Key Messages Anticipatory guidance regarding healthy eating and active lifestyle is recommended to prevent obesity. Regular targeted screening for type 2 diabetes is recommended in children at risk. Children with type 2 diabetes should receive care in consultation with an interdisciplinary pediatric diabetes healthcare team. Early screening, intervention and optimization of/


The Chief Public Health Officer’s Report on the State of Public Health in Canada, 2011 Youth and Young Adults – Life in Transition Reference Deck Reference.

Residents in communities characterized by mixed land use are more active and have lower obesity rates than those in neighbourhoods designed for automobile-dependent transportation. More children and youth are obese and overweight in disadvantaged /disconnect from tradition/culture, and youth with parents who attended residential schools. Approaches to preventing suicide Suicide prevention with community programs The Isaksimagit Inuusirmi Katujjiqatigiit, the Embrace Life Council developed and funds /


Stemming the tide: Obesity prevention and treatment in primary care pediatrics Eliana M. Perrin, MD, MPH Associate Professor of Pediatrics Department of.

screening communication and early intervention that builds from both parent and pediatrician perspectives. Further work on the relationships between obesity and health in young children. – Teasing apart vitamin D, PA, and inflammation R01 has a reverse RCT that helps me learn a new discipline- injury prevention! Continue mentorship and collaborations. Thank you. I’d like to especially acknowledge many mentors and collaborators: Cynthia Bulik/


Overweight Children Prevalence, Problems, and Solutions (?) David L. Gee, PhD FCSN 547 – Nutrition Update Summer 2004.

foods Or increase Overall physical activity Fitness “Reducing television… may be a promising, population-based approach to help prevent childhood obesity.” Useful references American Academy of Pediatrics – Policy Statement Pediatrics 112:424-430(2003) Society for Nutrition Education Guidelines for Childhood Obesity Prevention Programs: Promoting Healthy Weight in Children J. Nutr. Ed. Behav. 35:1-3 (2003) Childhood and Adolescent Overweight: The Health Professional’s Guide/


Overweight Children Prevalence, Problems, and Solutions (?) David L. Gee, PhD FCSN 547 – Nutrition Update Summer 2004.

foods Or increase Overall physical activity Fitness “Reducing television… may be a promising, population-based approach to help prevent childhood obesity.” Useful references American Academy of Pediatrics – Policy Statement Pediatrics 112:424-430(2003) Society for Nutrition Education Guidelines for Childhood Obesity Prevention Programs: Promoting Healthy Weight in Children J. Nutr. Ed. Behav. 35:1-3 (2003) Childhood and Adolescent Overweight: The Health Professional’s Guide/


Childhood Obesity: A Growing Epidemic

Promotion, Division of Adolescent and School Health. (November 12, 2008). Healthy youth! Make a difference: Key strategies to prevent obesity. Retrieved from http://www.cdc.gov/HealthyYouth/keystrategies/why-schools.htm Causes of Obesity in Children Less than one percent of all obesity is caused by physical problems. Obesity in childhood and adolescence can be related to: Poor eating habits Overeating or binging Lack of exercise (i.e/


Childhood Obesity: More Than Just BMI

the same age and sex. [6] Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Defining childhood overweight and obesity. Available at website: http://www.cdc.gov/nccdphp/dnpa/obesity/childhood/defining.htm. Accessed April 5th 2009 Pathophysiology of Childhood Obesity Excess fat accumulates in children and adolescents when there is an increase in energy consumption and a decrease in energy expenditure due to a secondary lifestyle such as watching television/


Childhood Obesity Dennette Fend, NP William Beaumont Hospital Nutrition and Preventive Medicine Outpatient Breastfeeding Clinic March 28, 2014 Health Outcomes.

Solid Food Analyses of breastfeeding practice combinations revealed that when children were not breastfed, obesity odds decreased when solid foods postponed until 4 months of age. Obesity odds were further decreased when solid food delay was combined with breastfeeding. Consistent increases in delaying complementary foods = consistently and substantially lower likelihood of obesity. Prevention of Type 1 Diabetes Most studies indicate that BF:  Offers a protective effect/


Childhood Obesity : How can physical education help reduce the incidence? Judith A. Flohr, Ph.D. Department of Kinesiology James Madison University

Overweight mother may = overweight child Breast Feeding Critical periods, Oscai, Larry Prevention:Etiology of Childhood Obesity Parental Effects Obesity in parents is a strong risk factor (environmental ? Genetic?) Risk high if: If thin child < 3 yrs has a parent or two parents, risk = 30-60% In older children body weight stronger predictor of risk for obesity Prevention:Etiology Environmental Factors High fat diet, soft drinks Low level of/


Genuine Progress Index for Atlantic Canada Indice de progrès véritable - Atlantique Health Measures in the Genuine Progress Index NZ Ministry of Health.

Examples of policy impacts: E.g. NS voluntary work worth $1.9 bill/year Preventable chronic disease costs NS $500m in excess health care costs –> DHPP; costs tobacco, obesity, inactivity –> e.g. HRM planning process; smoke-free legislation Full CBAs – e./), unhealthy weight gain (poor eating) and drinking (Statcan) Eating out has increased sharply, but... Harvard study - 16,000 children- the more families eat at home together, the more fruits & vegetables are eaten, less fried food + higher intake of /


Amanda Shelton Personal Health 12/8/2013. Childhood Obesity has become an overwhelming epidemic in the United States. “Today, about one in three American.

research nutritious meals. 1. "Obesity in Children: MedlinePlus." U.S National Library of Medicine. U.S. National Library of Medicine, n.d. Web. 07 Dec. 2013. 2. "Childhood Obesity." Childhood Obesity. American Heart Association, n.d. Web. 06 Dec. 2013. 3. "Leading Causes of Child Obesity." Childrensorg RSS. Childrens, n.d. Web. 05 Dec. 2013. 4. "Childhood Obesity Facts." Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Centers for Disease Control/


CHILDHOOD OBESITY Billy Harmon. The Facts Childhood obesity has reached epidemic proportions; more than 23 million American children are overweight or.

- and age-specific BMI percentile and make the information available to parents (Della Torre, Akre, & Suris, 2010) Childhood Obesity in the School What can the counselor do for childhood obesity prevention and intervention? Incorporating obesity prevention in the guidance program Provide a direct opportunity to inform obese and non-obese children Help develop a healthy body image and increase self-confidence Teach students to think critically and challenge standards of/


Childhood and Adolescent Obesity Kathryn Camp, MS, RD, CSP.

friends after school, no organized sports Physical exam –Acanthosis nigricans Childhood Obesity Can be prevented Shaping Habits That Shape America’s Children PREVENTION: PRECONCEPTION Prevention starts prior to conception –Obese adolescents have an 80% probability of being obese as adults –Todays adolescents are tomorrows parents –Parents are role models for their childrenObesity risk in a child born to obese parents is significantly increased –Educate and intervene at this time to/


Obesity Amongst America’s Youth By Brittney King.

/16470013 References Brittney King, 2014 Harvard School of Public Health (HSPHb) (2012). Obesity prevention source: Child obesity. Retrieved January 14, 2014 fromhttp://www.hsph.harvard.edu/obesity-preventionsource/obesity-trends/global- obesitytrends-in-children/http://www.hsph.harvard.edu/obesity-preventionsource/obesity-trends/global- obesitytrends-in-children/ Harvard School of Public Health (HSPHc) (2013). Obesity prevention source: genes are not destiny. Retrieved January 26, 2014 from, http://www/


Weighty Matters: Public Health Aspects of the Obesity Epidemic Martin T Donohoe.

-related quality of life (QOL) measures Obesity in adolescents confers same risk for premature death in adulthood as smoking > ½ ppd Obesity in adolescents confers same risk for premature death in adulthood as smoking > ½ ppd Severely obese children and adolescents have QOL similar to those with cancer Severely obese children and adolescents have QOL similar to those with cancer Sequelae of Obesity Barrier to preventive care? Barrier to preventive care? e.g., probably mammograms/


1. 2015 NM Objectives Increase awareness on proper nutrition and physical activity to prevent obesity Encourage action to attain normal weight Manage.

and PE in school curriculum Bi-annual nutritional assessment 40 Obesity prevention interventions for individuals Achieve energy balance between intake and use of calories Limit intake of total fats, unsaturated fats vs. saturated fats and sugars Eat more veggies, fruits, legumes, whole grains, nuts 30 minutes of regular, moderate-intensity physical activity on most days of the week Obesity prevention interventions among children 41 Practice exclusive/


PEDIATRIC OBESITY: A HUGE PROBLEM IN THE USA William J. Cochran, MD Department of Pediatric GI & Nutrition Geisinger Clinic.

pregnancy u LGA infants and infants of diabetic mothers have higher rates of subsequent obesity u SGA infants also at higher risk F Hediger ML et: Pediatrics104:e33, 1999 PREVENTION: POST CONCEPTION n Promote breastfeeding u Dewey 2003: 8 out of 11 studies noted a lower rate of obesity in children if breastfed vs. formula fed u Bergmann 2003: Longitudinal study of breastfed vs. formula/


Denise E. Wilfley, Ph.D. Scott Rudolph University Professor of Psychiatry, Medicine, Pediatrics and Psychology Washington University in St. Louis Healthy.

routinely measured during health maintenance visits USPSTF, 2010, Pediatrics RECOMMENDATION: The USPSTF recommends that Clinicians screen children aged 6 and older for obesity and offer them or refer them to intensive counseling and behavioral intervention to promote improvements in weight status (grade B recommendation). Pediatrics U.S. Preventive Task Force National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) Recommendation: Ensure family-based, multi- component/


Weighty Matters: Public Health Aspects of the Obesity Epidemic Martin T Donohoe.

quality of life (QOL) measures Obesity in adolescents confers same risk for premature death in adulthood as smoking > ½ ppd Obesity in adolescents confers same risk for premature death in adulthood as smoking > ½ ppd Severely obese children and adolescents have QOL similar to those with cancer Severely obese children and adolescents have QOL similar to those with cancer Sequelae of Obesity Barrier to preventive care Barrier to preventive care e.g., mammograms and Pap/


Genuine Progress Index for Atlantic Canada Indice de progrès véritable - Atlantique The Cost of Obesity and what Dieticians Can Do About It Ronald Colman.

accurately 2) Estimating the cost of chronic disease and its preventable portion (=purpose) 3) Estimating the cost of specific risk factors (in this case obesity) & cost- effectiveness of preventive interventions including those of nutritionists 1) The larger context 1/ (Statcan) ->Value of counselling on stress, lifestyle Eating out has increased sharply, but... Harvard study - 16,000 children- the more families eat at home together, the more fruits & vegetables are eaten, less fried food + higher intake/


National Strategies Concerning Issues of Childhood Overweight and Obesity and Implications for Long-term Health Van S. Hubbard, M.D., Ph.D. CAPT, USPHS.

Tracks childhood overweight into adulthood Tracking BMI-for-Age from Birth to 18 Years with Percent of Overweight Children who Are Obese at Age 25 1 Whitaker et al. NEJM: 1997;337:869-873 Correlation of BMI With Total Body/ energy intake and storage. 70+ loci, genes, or markers may be involved in causing a susceptibility to obesity. 20-40% of Obesity Is Due to Genetic Factors Prevention and Intervention Strategies Modification toward more healthful lifestyles –Increase “purposeful” activity –Decrease /


Progress in Preventing Childhood Obesity: How Do We Measure Up? Eduardo Sanchez, M.D., M.P.H. Director, Institute for Health Policy University of Texas.

activity in children. Stanford’s Student Media Awareness to Reduce Television classroom curriculum reaches parents to reduce 3rd-4th graders’ leisure screen time. Next Steps for Addressing the Childhood Obesity Epidemic Government Establish high-level task forces (federal, state, local) to identify priorities for action, coordinate public-sector efforts, and establish effective interdepartmental collaborations. Provide sustained commitment and long-term investment in childhood obesity prevention initiatives/


Child Obesity Treatment Services: Where are Children’s Hospitals and where can we go? Stephen Cook, MD, MPH Associate Professor, Pediatrics UR Medicine’s.

Being Teased or Bullied: Observed Frequency 4 Percentage of teen girls who report frequent weight teasing 5 Neumark-Sztainer. J Adolesc Health. 2009;44:206-213. Treatment of Obesity in Children and Adolescents StageDeliveryBehaviors Stage 1 – Prevention Plus Office-based support, with scheduled follow-up 5 fruits and vegetables < 2 hrs of screen time > 1 hr of physical activity Stage 2 – Structured Weight Management/


Weighty Matters: Public Health Aspects of the Obesity Epidemic Martin T Donohoe.

-related quality of life (QOL) measures Obesity in adolescents confers same risk for premature death in adulthood as smoking > ½ ppd Obesity in adolescents confers same risk for premature death in adulthood as smoking > ½ ppd Severely obese children and adolescents have QOL similar to those with cancer Severely obese children and adolescents have QOL similar to those with cancer Sequelae of Obesity Barrier to preventive care? Barrier to preventive care? e.g., mammograms and/


Syndemics Prevention Network Understanding Obesity Dynamics A Foundation for Directing Change and Charting Progress Obesity Dynamics Modeling Project May.

1973, 1978, 1991, 2000. Also, data available for for children in ‘63-’65 and adolescents in ‘66-’70; these are averaged for the first data point in 1968. Youth obese fraction 0.4 0.3 0.2 0.1 0 19601970198019902000201020202030204020502060 Time (year) Youth obese frac : Base2d NHANES youth obese frac : Base2d Simulated Data Syndemics Prevention Network X-Y Function Obese Fraction of Overweight Adults OVERWEIGHT FRACTION OF ADULTS/


Childhood Obesity: A Chronic Problem Ferris State University Nursing 340 Timothy Amborski, Amy Bradley, Richardia Gibbs-Hook, Rhonda Jones, Robyn Veitch,

Ferris State University Nursing 340 Timothy Amborski, Amy Bradley, Richardia Gibbs-Hook, Rhonda Jones, Robyn Veitch, and Jamie Ziemba  1 in 3 adults and 1 in 6 children/adolescents are obese (U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, 2013).  Obesity leads to many chronic preventable diseases such as heart disease, strokes, and diabetes (U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, 2013).  Leading causes of/


Developing an Implementation and Evaluation Plan for California’s Obesity Prevention Plan Webinar - December 16, 2009 Nutrition, Physical Activity and.

, and abilities (rather than bariatric surgery and pharmaceuticals that are interventions of last resort, particularly for children). Incentives R. Develop unique incentives for private providers who implement obesity prevention strategies for routine care in their office systems. COPP Strategy: Promote PREVENTION as the first step in responding to the obesity epidemic in a manner sensitive to culture, age, and abilities (rather than bariatric surgery and pharmaceuticals that are/


Weighty Matters: Public Health Aspects of the Obesity Epidemic Martin T Donohoe.

-related quality of life (QOL) measures Obesity in adolescents confers same risk for premature death in adulthood as smoking > ½ ppd Obesity in adolescents confers same risk for premature death in adulthood as smoking > ½ ppd Severely obese children and adolescents have QOL similar to those with cancer Severely obese children and adolescents have QOL similar to those with cancer Sequelae of Obesity Barrier to preventive care? Barrier to preventive care? e.g., probably mammograms/


Weighty Matters: Public Health Aspects of the Obesity Epidemic Martin T Donohoe.

-related quality of life (QOL) measures Obesity in adolescents confers same risk for premature death in adulthood as smoking > ½ ppd Obesity in adolescents confers same risk for premature death in adulthood as smoking > ½ ppd Severely obese children and adolescents have QOL similar to those with cancer Severely obese children and adolescents have QOL similar to those with cancer Sequelae of Obesity Barrier to preventive care? Barrier to preventive care? e.g., probably mammograms/


Weighty Matters: Public Health Aspects of the Obesity Epidemic Martin T Donohoe.

-related quality of life (QOL) measures Obesity in adolescents confers same risk for premature death in adulthood as smoking > ½ ppd Obesity in adolescents confers same risk for premature death in adulthood as smoking > ½ ppd Severely obese children and adolescents have QOL similar to those with cancer Severely obese children and adolescents have QOL similar to those with cancer Sequelae of Obesity Barrier to preventive care? Barrier to preventive care? e.g., probably mammograms/


Weighty Matters: Public Health Aspects of the Obesity Epidemic Martin T Donohoe.

-related quality of life (QOL) measures Obesity in adolescents confers same risk for premature death in adulthood as smoking > ½ ppd Obesity in adolescents confers same risk for premature death in adulthood as smoking > ½ ppd Severely obese children and adolescents have QOL similar to those with cancer Severely obese children and adolescents have QOL similar to those with cancer Sequelae of Obesity Barrier to preventive care? Barrier to preventive care? e.g., probably mammograms/


Lenora West Cornerstone. What do we need to do?  Obesity is a growing problem  Definition  BMI  “According to the U.S. Institutes of Health, a BMI.

the reason that the current generation of youth is predicted to live a shorter life than their parents”.  Not enough community involvement  “Community support of school obesity prevention programs is critical to achieving a significant decrease in obesity among children”. We need to take action!  National Coalition for Promoting Physical Activity. (www.ncppa.org)www.ncppa.org  Action for Healthy Kids. (www.actionforhealthykids.org)www/


Health Problems with Obesity Group Project By: Casey Jones, Hailey Ward, and Anisha Ward.

foodfrom local growers on site. OK?There needs to be a new standard of fresh proper foodfor your children. Yeah?(Applause)Under the circumstances, its profoundly importantthat every single American child leaves schoolknowing how to cook 10/Prize Wish. TED. Feb. 2010. In Person..http://www.ted.com/talks/jamie_oliver.html "Overweight and Obesity." U.S. Obesity Trends. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 21 Jul. 2011. Web. 6 Nov 2011..http://www.cdc.gov/obesity/data/trends.html "Active Life Movement:/


Alison Skellenger, R.N. Amanda Sprague, R.N. Childhood Obesity.

risk of this epidemic will be avoided. ●Professional nurses witness first-hand the effects of childhood obesity as they treat children in emergency rooms, primary care offices, school clinics and other settings. ●Preventing disease and promoting healthy lifestyles are standards of nursing practice— fundamental to almost everything nurses do in patient and community education. ●The ANA believes if America does not mount a concentrated effort/


Weighty Matters: Public Health Aspects of the Obesity Epidemic Martin T Donohoe.

-related quality of life (QOL) measures Obesity in adolescents confers same risk for premature death in adulthood as smoking > ½ ppd Obesity in adolescents confers same risk for premature death in adulthood as smoking > ½ ppd Severely obese children and adolescents have QOL similar to those with cancer Severely obese children and adolescents have QOL similar to those with cancer Sequelae of Obesity Barrier to preventive care? Barrier to preventive care? e.g., probably mammograms/


Creating Positive Health Outcomes for Children by Improving Their Nutritional Environment in Schools Mari Richardson, MPH Student Walden University PUBH.

[CDC]. (2004). The role of schools in preventing childhood obesity. Retrieved from http://www.cdc.gov/HealthyYouth/physicalactivity/pdf/roleofschools_obesity.pdf Centers for Disease Control and Prevention [CDC]. (2007). School based obesity prevention strategies for policymakers. Retrieved from http://www.cdc.gov/HealthyYouth/policy/pdf/obesity_prevention_strategies.pdf Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. (2010). How much physical activity do children need? Retrieved from http://www.cdc.gov/


A FLAVOUR OF WHAT’S TO COME…. DEVELOPMENT, PREVENTION & MANAGEMENT OF OVERWEIGHT/OBESITY ACROSS THE LIFESPAN Suna Kassier PhD, RD (SA) Dietetics and Human.

al (2007); Whitaker (2004) Intervention r.e. individual counselling on diet & physical activity - maintenance of high fibre bread intake - ↑ fruit, vegetable & fibre intake - inability to prevent excessive gestational weight gain Maternal obesity in 1 st trimester doubles obesity risk in children 2-4 years Adequate or excessive gestational weight gain ↑ odds of having child with BMI +3 z-scores 4-fold when compared to inadequate weight/


Community Outreach and Education Program “From the Bench to the Public Educating to Prevent Disease” NIEHS Center for Research on Environmental Disease.

.Dietz WH, Gortmaker SL. "Preventing Obesity in Children and Adolescents" Annu Rev Public Health 2001;22:337-53. 9.Deckelbaum RJ, Williams CL. "Childhood Obesity: The Health Issue" Obes Res 2001;9:239S-243S. 10.McGinnis JM. "Diabetes and Physical Activity: Translating Evidence into Action" Am J Prev Med 2002;22(4S):1-2. From: http://childobesity.tamu.edu Childhood Obesity Prevention in Texas. A collaborative effort of/


Week 10 Nutrition and Obesity Course: Health Education for Young Children Department: Child and Family Studies Instructor: Kyung Eun Jahng 1.

child how to deal with stress and emotion without relying on food. Children with obesity tend to resolve frustration through eating and have difficulty in controlling appetite. How to prevent: (1)Encouraging a child to engage in physical activities on a regular basis (2)Preventing a child from overeating food with high calories (3)Preventing a child from overdrinking sugared beverage (4)Having a child eat food/


Hannah Hurt Presented April 30 th, 2011.  Obesity-related Disease Health Risks due to Obesity  Type II Diabetes  Cardiovascular disease  Certain Cancers.

1963–1965 Through 2007–2008. Retrieved February 6, 2011, from Center for Disease Control and Prevention: Overweight and Obesity: http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/hestat/obesity_child_07_08/obesity_child_07_08.pdf  Ogden, C., Carroll, M., Curtin, L., Lamb, M., & Flegal, K. (2010). Prevalence of High Body Mass Index in US Children and Adolescents, 2007- 2008. Journal oof the American Medical Association, 242-249.  Parsons, T., Power/


CHILDHOOD OBESITY IN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL YEARS NUR560 – Advanced Assessment April 18, 2016 Crystal Jones, Aneela Manzoor, Lourdes Romo, Megg Sofeso and Michelle.

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National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion Division of Nutrition, Physical Activity, and Obesity Healthy Communities: Healthy.

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Standards of Medical Care in Diabetes — Standards of Care ●Funded out Association’s general revenues and does not use industry support. ●Slides.

in overweight/obese children and adolescents with 2 or more add’l diabetes risk factors. E Recommendations: Screening for Type 2 Diabetes (2) American Diabetes Association Standards of Medical Care in Diabetes. Classification and diagnosis of diabetes. Diabetes Care 2016; 39 (Suppl. 1): S13-S22 Criteria for Testing for T2DM in Children/ 39 (Suppl. 1): S60-S71 ●Use aspirin therapy (75–162 mg/day) as secondary prevention in those with diabetes and history of ASCVD. A ●For patients w/ ASCVD & aspirin allergy, /


The Burden of Obesity in North Carolina Overview.

and sex Healthy WeightChildren and youth: 5 th percentile to less than the 85 th percentile for age and sex Overweight Children and youth: Equal to or greater than the 85 th, but less than the 95 th percentile for age and / or vegetables recommendation 78% are not meeting the fruits or vegetables recommendation Adult Obesity in N.C. Physical inactivity and unhealthy eating combined are the 2nd leading preventable cause of death in N.C., and both increase the risk of: Physical inactivity and unhealthy eating/


The Burden of Obesity in North Carolina Obesity in Adults.

highest rank. [i] [i] Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and The Merck Company Foundation. The State of Aging and Health in America 2007. Whitehouse Station, NJ: The Merck Company Foundation; 2007. www.cdc.gov/aging/saha.htmwww.cdc.gov/aging/saha.htm Educational and Socio-economic Disparities and Obesity In general, among white children, obesity typically declines as income and parental education increase. Only rates/


Physicians for Healthy Communities Initiative: An obesity prevention project of the CMA Foundation.

Family Physicians (AAFP): Family Physicians should offer assistance to patients that are obese or overweight or who request assistance to prevent obesity. Family physicians should also participate in local, state and national efforts to prevent obesity, and encourage physical activity for both children and adults. –Policy and Advocacy (2004) From the AMA: The war on obesity cannot be fought only on the clinical front. It requires a collaborative/


Nutrition and Obesity David Freestone, DO PGY 1 UNSOM Dept. of Pediatrics.

on Nutrition will release statement on nutrition recommendations for children 4 yrs for preventing obesity in the coming months. References Cox P, Balik M./in Children and Health? The Effects of Fiber Intake on Constipation, Obesity, and Diabetes in Children. Adv Nutr January 2012 Adv Nutr vol. 3: 47-53, 2012. Eisenmann JC. Assessment of Obese Children and Adolescents: A Survey of Pediatric Obesity-Management Programs. PEDIATRICS Vol. 128 No. S51-58, 2011 Rausch JC, Perito ER, Hametz P. Obesity Prevention/


KATE GILMORE ERIK HALEY CHRONIC DISEASES SPRING 2013 Obesity.

With Extreme Obesity Mitochondrial Function in Pediatric Obesity A Child Care-based Obesity Prevention Intervention Expiratory Airflow Limitation in Subjects With Obesity Parents As The Agent Of Change For Childhood Obesity (PAAC) Virtual Environments For Supporting Obesity Treatment Parents as the Agent of Change for Childhood Obesity Community Based Obesity Prevention Among Black Women Healthy Children, Strong Families: American Indian Communities Preventing Obesity Internet Obesity Treatment Enhanced/


years, for real reforms to school lunch and breakfast programs by improving safety net for millions of children Source: USDA.gov Institute of Medicine: Call to Action Accelerate Obesity Prevention with 5 Goals: Integrate physical activity every day in every way. Market what matters for a healthy life. Make healthy foods and beverages available everywhere. Activate employers and health care professionals. Strengthen schools as/


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