Effects of a Combined Inpatient-Outpatient Treatment of Obese Children and Adolescents

  • Sibylle Adama, Joachim Westenhöfera, Birgit Rudolphic Hanna-Kathrin Kraaibeekd
  • Published 2009
Background: The program ‚The combined DAK therapy for obesity in children and adolescents’ funded and conducted by the Deutsche Angestellten-Krankenkasse (DAK), a German health insurance company, commenced in 2003. The treatment program lasts for 1 year and comprises of 2 phases: an initial inpatient therapy for 6 weeks followed by a home-based outpatient… CONTINUE READING