BACKGROUND Clinician adherence to obesity screening guidelines from United States health agencies remains suboptimal. This study explored how personal and career demographics influence pediatricians' weight assessment and management practices. METHODS A web-based survey was distributed to U.S. pediatricians. Respondents were asked to identify the weight… (More)
In this paper we describe the MophMed study, a joint effort between technologists and doctors to explore the effects of facial image modification on children's body image and on parental support for children's healthy dietary and physical activity behaviors.
BACKGROUND HIV disease itself is associated with increased healthcare utilization and healthcare expenditures. HIV-infected persons with lipodystrophy have been shown to have poor self-perceptions of health. We evaluated whether lipodystrophy in the HIV-infected population was associated with increased utilization of healthcare services and increased… (More)