Feasibility of a hospital-based, family-centered intervention to reduce weight gain in overweight children and adolescents.

@article{Dreimane2007FeasibilityOA,
  title={Feasibility of a hospital-based, family-centered intervention to reduce weight gain in overweight children and adolescents.},
  author={Daina Dreimane and David Safani and Marsha Mackenzie and Mary Halvorson and Sharon Braun and Barry Conrad and Francine Ratner Kaufman},
  journal={Diabetes research and clinical practice},
  year={2007},
  volume={75 2},
  pages={159-68}
}
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the effects of a hospital-based, family-centered lifestyle program (Kids N Fitness) on weight and health in overweight 7-17-year-old children. DESIGN The Kids N Fitness program consisting of up to twelve 90-min sessions was conducted in an outpatient setting. The program comprised interactive nutrition and exercise sessions with behavior modification. Subjects completed a logbook and child's health questionnaire. Measures and surveys were taken before, during, and after… CONTINUE READING

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