Management of obesity in children differs from that of adults.

  title={Management of obesity in children differs from that of adults.},
  author={Hilary Hoey},
  journal={The Proceedings of the Nutrition Society},
  volume={73 4},
Obesity in childhood is a very common disorder with an increasing prevalence. It is one of the most serious public health challenges. The objectives of the present paper are to increase the awareness of the problem of obesity in childhood, its serious complications and the need for prevention. Overweight and obese children are likely to remain obese into adulthood and more likely to develop serious complications including health problems such as diabetes and CVD, as well as psychological and… CONTINUE READING
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