Effects of a multidisciplinary weight loss intervention in overweight and obese children and adolescents: 11 years of experience

@inproceedings{Mameli2017EffectsOA,
  title={Effects of a multidisciplinary weight loss intervention in overweight and obese children and adolescents: 11 years of experience},
  author={Chiara Mameli and Jesse C Krakauer and Nir Y. Krakauer and Alessandra Bosetti and Chiara Ferrari and Laura Schneider and Barbara Borsani and Sara Camilla Arrigoni and Erica Pendezza and Gian Vincenzo Zuccotti},
  booktitle={PloS one},
  year={2017}
}
AIMS To evaluate the effects of an outpatient multidisciplinary weight loss intervention in reducing body mass index (BMI) in children and adolescents suffering overweight and obesity, changes in A Body Shape Index (ABSI, waist circumference normalized to height and weight) and Hip Index (HI, normalized hip circumference) during treatment and correlation between the ABSI and HI with change in BMI z score. METHODS We analyze anthropometric data from pediatric patients affected by overweight… CONTINUE READING