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Obesity, Nutrition, and Physical Activity – Call for Papers

Obesity, Nutrition, and Physical Activity – Call for Papers EDITORIAL Obesity, Nutrition, and Physical Activity – Call for Papers HE PERCENTAGE of overweight young the course of a number of years are important and are people in the United States has doubled the only feasible way to sort out which pyscho- since 1980, currently affecting 1 in 7 chil- emotional factors are causes and which consequences of dren and adolescents. We know that the obesity. We also need studies on the extent of commu- T consequences of obesity are many and both nication by primary care family providers on this topic immediate as well as long-term. The current epidemic to help guide the clinician in discussing body weight, diet, of type 2 diabetes in children and adolescents is associ- and physical activity with patients and their families. Re- ated with obesity, and a persistently elevated body mass view articles that critically address advances in control index (weight in kilograms divided by the square of height of appetite and weight, epidemiology of obesity, and its in meters) may be the key factor in the causal chain lead- management are welcome. ing to type 2 diabetes. Obstructive sleep apnea may oc- Papers should be submitted by December 31, 2002, cur http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png JAMA Pediatrics American Medical Association

Obesity, Nutrition, and Physical Activity – Call for Papers

Obesity, Nutrition, and Physical Activity – Call for Papers

Abstract

EDITORIAL Obesity, Nutrition, and Physical Activity – Call for Papers HE PERCENTAGE of overweight young the course of a number of years are important and are people in the United States has doubled the only feasible way to sort out which pyscho- since 1980, currently affecting 1 in 7 chil- emotional factors are causes and which consequences of dren and adolescents. We know that the obesity. We also need studies on the extent of commu- T consequences of obesity are many and both nication...
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Publisher
American Medical Association
Copyright
Copyright 2002 American Medical Association. All Rights Reserved. Applicable FARS/DFARS Restrictions Apply to Government Use.
ISSN
2168-6203
eISSN
2168-6211
DOI
10.1001/archpedi.156.9.852
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Abstract

EDITORIAL Obesity, Nutrition, and Physical Activity – Call for Papers HE PERCENTAGE of overweight young the course of a number of years are important and are people in the United States has doubled the only feasible way to sort out which pyscho- since 1980, currently affecting 1 in 7 chil- emotional factors are causes and which consequences of dren and adolescents. We know that the obesity. We also need studies on the extent of commu- T consequences of obesity are many and both nication by primary care family providers on this topic immediate as well as long-term. The current epidemic to help guide the clinician in discussing body weight, diet, of type 2 diabetes in children and adolescents is associ- and physical activity with patients and their families. Re- ated with obesity, and a persistently elevated body mass view articles that critically address advances in control index (weight in kilograms divided by the square of height of appetite and weight, epidemiology of obesity, and its in meters) may be the key factor in the causal chain lead- management are welcome. ing to type 2 diabetes. Obstructive sleep apnea may oc- Papers should be submitted by December 31, 2002, cur

Journal

JAMA PediatricsAmerican Medical Association

Published: Sep 1, 2002

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