Childhood Obesity

Authored by: Jaime M. Moore , Matthew Allen Haemer

Lifestyle Medicine

Print publication date:  May  2019
Online publication date:  April  2019

Print ISBN: 9781138708846
eBook ISBN: 9781315201108
Adobe ISBN:

10.1201/9781315201108-78

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Abstract

Screen all children in primary care at least annually for excess weight gain using age- and sex-specific BMI percentiles (≥2 years old [yo]) or weight-for-length percentiles (<2 yo), and for lifestyle factors that may contribute to obesity.

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