Childhood obesity: a review of increased risk for physical and psychological comorbidities.

@article{Pulgarn2013ChildhoodOA,
  title={Childhood obesity: a review of increased risk for physical and psychological comorbidities.},
  author={Elizabeth Rose Pulgar{\'o}n},
  journal={Clinical therapeutics},
  year={2013},
  volume={35 1},
  pages={A18-32}
}
BACKGROUND Worldwide estimates of childhood overweight and obesity are as high as 43 million, and rates continue to increase each year. Researchers have taken interest in the childhood obesity epidemic and the impact of this condition across health domains. The consequences of childhood and adolescent obesity are extensive, including both medical and psychosocial comorbidities. OBJECTIVE The purpose of this review was to consolidate and highlight the recent literature on the comorbidities… CONTINUE READING
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