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Health and nutrition series--1. What do we know about ... childhood obesity?
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  15052886     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
The incidence of obesity among children in the UK has been increasing since the 1980s and is a "hot topic" among health professionals, Government, the media and some parents. It is an emotive subject which often attracts instant opinions and hasty solutions. To provide sound, balanced advice it is important that health professionals are aware of current evidence about the prevention and management of obesity in children, and differences between child and adult obesity. This article summarises the evidence and offers some practical tips. It also considers child obesity in the context of the family.
Carol Ottley
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The journal of family health care     Volume:  14     ISSN:  1474-9114     ISO Abbreviation:  J Fam Health Care     Publication Date:  2004  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2004-03-31     Completed Date:  2004-04-30     Revised Date:  2005-11-16    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101142028     Medline TA:  J Fam Health Care     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  8-10     Citation Subset:  N    
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MeSH Terms
Age of Onset
Great Britain / epidemiology
Obesity* / diagnosis,  epidemiology,  prevention & control

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