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Obesity in Children – Resources for Parents and Physicians

>> Wednesday, July 2, 2014


A recent issue of the Canadian Medical Association Journal contained a short article about how to approach the issue of obesity in a young child.  In the article was a list of online resources that I thought would be useful to share:


A Health Professional's Guide for Using the New WHO Growth Charts



Is My Child Growing Well? Questions and Answers for Parents


NutriSTEP--Nutrition Screening Tool for Every Preschooler


Canadian Paediatric Society on child obesity


Caring for Kids--information for parents from Canada's pediatricians 


Canadian Physical Activity Guidelines and Canadian Sedentary Behaviour Guidelines (by age group)


Canadian Obesity Network--pediatrics page


Summary report of expert committee recommendations on prevention, assessment and 
treatment of child and adolescent overweight and obesity






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2 comments:

Loretta Lee July 7, 2014 at 10:45 PM  

Hello, I am wondering if you have any resources for children + obesity + autism??

Dr. Sue Pedersen July 8, 2014 at 6:00 AM  

Great question, Loretta - not off the top of my head, but I'll ask around and post here if I come up with anything.

Best,
Dr Sue

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