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Prioritize interventions that will help reduce the risk of immediate and future health complications in children and adolescents with overweight and obesity issues.
The latest authoritative guidelines for pediatric weight management are addressed, including recommendations from the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics' Evidence Analysis Library and Position Papers as well as supporting data from the American Diabetes Association, National Center for Health Statistics, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and others.
This comprehensive guide includes assessment tools, intervention strategies, effective counseling approaches, monitoring and evaluation techniques, and prevention plans. Appendixes with an assortment of formulas, assessment methodologies, and professional resources make this a "must-own" pocket guide for the pediatric practitioner.
What's New to this Edition
- Reflects the latest in pediatric weight management research
- Developed in concert with the Complete Counseling Kit for Pediatric Weight Management
- Includes updated coverage of trends in treatment approaches to pediatric obesity and overweight
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