TITLE

Early childhood obesity: a call for early surveillance and preventive measures

AUTHOR(S)
Willms, J. Douglas
PUB. DATE
August 2004
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;8/3/2004, Vol. 171 Issue 3, p243
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses early child obesity based on a study by preschool children in Newfoundland and Labrador reported by P. M. Canning, M. L. Courage and L. M. Frizzell. Percentage of preschool children who are obese; Methodology used in early surveillance of childhood obesity; Risks faced by children who are obese or overweight when they enter school.
ACCESSION #
13924936

 

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