Defusing the child obesity time bomb

Wild, Sarah
October 2009
Independent Nurse;10/19/2009, p44
The article reports on the investment made by the National Health Service (NHS) Rotherham of Great Britain valued at 3.5 million British pounds in the residential weight loss camps run by Carnegie Weight Management aimed to address the problem of obesity among children and adults. The focus of the camps are on educating and supporting young people and their families which involve cognitive behavioral therapy and psychology. Also a part of the scheme is the Reshape Rotherham community weight management program under the Rotherham Institute for Obesity.


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