Brittany J. Benson

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BACKGROUND Understanding the dynamics of obesity among children and adolescents in high-risk, low-income patient populations is critical to guide and evaluate appropriate clinical and public health interventions. METHODS We identified a cohort of 472 predominantly low-income, minority pediatric patients aged 3-18 years with baseline measurements in 2010(More)
The prevalence of childhood elevated blood pressure (EBP)—a single blood pressure recording above the normal range—is increasing in the United States. Recognizing childhood EBP is difficult because classification is a function of age, sex, and height. We assessed the frequency of clinical recognition of EBP and follow-up care in a sample of pediatric(More)
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