The HIKCUPS trial: a multi-site randomized controlled trial of a combined physical activity skill-development and dietary modification program in overweight and obese children
- Doctor's in the house. Beal, Anne // Essence (Essence);Jan1998, Vol. 28 Issue 9, p120
Presents question and answer on how parents can help with their obese child.
- Solving the Childhood Obesity Epidemic One Family Meal at a Time. Shinn, Marta // Working Strategies;Fall/Winter2012-2013, Vol. 16 Issue 1, p10
The article focuses on the advocacy of mental health professionals and the American Psychological Association (APA) to prevent childhood obesity in the U.S. It says that mental health practitioners assist to prevent and treat obesity by addressing socio-cultural practices, unhealthy family...
- Children, too, may need drug treatment for high blood fats. McCann, Jean // Drug Topics;4/17/2000, Vol. 144 Issue 8, p37
Deals with the treatment of obesity among children. Details on some studies concerning the issue; Information on some obesity treatment and drugs.
- INSIG2 is Associated with Lower Gain in Weight-for-Length Between Birth and Age 6 Months. Wu, Ann Chen; Gillman, Matthew W.; Taveras, Elsie M.; Litonjua, Augusto A. // Clinical Medicine: Pediatrics;2009, Vol. 3, p33
Researchers have described the association of a common DNA polymorphism, rs7566605, near INSIG2 (insulin-induced gene 2) with obesity in multiple independent populations that include subjects ages 11-60 years. To our knowledge, no studies have examined the association of this polymorphism with...
- Letter to the Editor: Childhood Obesity. Shim, Walton K. T. // Hawaii Medical Journal;Jul2011 Supplement, p52
A letter to the editor is presented about the management of childhood obesity.
- Design and evaluation of a treatment programme for Spanish adolescents with overweight and obesity. The EVASYON Study. Martinez-Gomez, David; Gomez-Martinez, Sonia; Puertollano, M. Angeles; Nova, Esther; Wärnberg, Julia; Veiga, Oscar L.; Martí, Amelia; Campoy, Cristina; Garagorri, Jesus M.; Azcona, Cristina; Vaquero, M. Pilar; Redondo-Figuero, Carlos; Delgado, Manuel; Martínez, J. Alfredo; Garcia-Fuentes, Miguel; Moreno, Luis A.; Marcos, Ascension // BMC Public Health;2009, Vol. 9, p414
Background: The prevalence of overweight and obesity (OW/OB) among adolescents worldwide has increased since the 60 s. Spain has reached one of the highest OW/OB prevalence rates among adolescents from European countries. The aim of this methodological paper is to describe the design and...
- EXPLORING ADULT TREATMENTS... [including commentary by Stephen J. Pont]. Armstrong, Sarah C.; Browne, Allen // Contemporary Pediatrics;Nov2015, Vol. 32 Issue 11, p30
The article discusses how treatments for pediatric obesity have been largely limited to addressing comorbidities and behavioral counseling. Topics covered include the family's interaction with the environment, the physiologic problem stemming from the child, and the high-added-sugar exposure to...
- Treating Overweight Children and Adolescents in the Clinic. Young, Karen L. // Clinical Pediatrics;Oct2005, Vol. 44 Issue 8, p647
The increasing prevalence of pediatric overweight has caused the medical community to begin searching for ways to deal with this new pediatric medical problem. The Centers for Disease Control developed the Body Mass Index (BMI) growth charts, which came into use in 2000. Primary care providers...
- Parent-Only Treatment for Childhood Obesity: A Randomized Controlled Trial. Boutelle, Kerri N.; Cafri, Guy; Crow, Scott J. // Obesity (19307381);Mar2011, Vol. 19 Issue 3, p574
Parent-only (PO) treatments for childhood obesity are feasible, more cost-effective and potentially easier to disseminate. The objective of this study was to determine whether a PO treatment is not inferior to a parent + child (PC) treatment for childhood obesity. Eighty parent-child dyads with...