Let's Go! program that encourage healthy behaviors in kids spreads into the adult population.
Adults think today's kids are worse off than their parents.
Researchers for the first time show how sleep apena affects neurocognitive function in children.
This health care model from Children's Healthcare of Atlanta moves beyond treating obesity, it works to prevent it.
Bariatric surgery helps combat and reduce the risk of obesity-related conditions, such as Type 2 diabetes, sleep apnea and high blood pressure.
Access facts and trends and learn why childhood obesity is one of the greatest public health threats facing today's children.
The C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital National Poll on Children’s Health at University of Michigan, in collaboration with Children’s Hospital ...
This white paper highlights best practices of Registered Dietitians working in pediatric weight management programs.
Learn more about joining the Pediatric Obesity Weight Evaluation Registry (POWER).
View recordings of past childhood obesity webinars.
Twenty-five of the nation’s leading children’s hospitals, in collaboration with the Children’s Hospital Association, issued “consensus statements,” ...
Participants of FOCUS on a Fitter Future II developed consensus statements for pediatric obesity-related comorbidities.
Reviews the literature and summarizes practices for screening, diagnosis, and treatment of prediabetes at childhood obesity treatment centers.
A poster focused on the identification and treatment of obesity presented at Pediatric Hospital Medicine 2014.
Children's National Medical Center has developed this policy to identify obesity in its patients.
Sample policies for identifying obesity in all hospital settings.
Developed by members of the FOCUS on a Fitter Future Healthy Hospitals Committee, this list combines best practices in their institutions.
Resources to help your hospital create a healthy food environment.
Presented at ACSM's 61st Annual Meeting, 5th World Congress on Exercise is Medicine® and World Congress on the Role of Inflammation in Exercise, ...
The purpose of this survey was to better understand the children’s hospital response to the childhood obesity epidemic.
Hospitals aren’t entirely eliminating unhealthy cafeteria options, instead they are helping consumers make better decisions. Profitability is a ...
This poster was presented at Transforming Children's Health Care - Together: 2014 Organizational Transformation Conference Poster.
This poster was presented at the Society for Pediatric Psychology, March 2014.
This poster was presented at the Society for Pediatric Psychology in March 2014.
Learn more about joining the Childhood Obesity Multi Program Analysis and Study System (COMPASS)
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