Multifaceted community-based intervention reduces rate of BMI growth in obese Mexican-origin boys.

@article{Sadeghi2017MultifacetedCI,
  title={Multifaceted community-based intervention reduces rate of BMI growth in obese Mexican-origin boys.},
  author={Banafsheh Sadeghi and Lucia L. Kaiser and Sara Schaefer and Iraklis Erik Tseregounis and L Allende Mart{\'i}nez and Rosa Gomez-Camacho and Adela De La Torre},
  journal={Pediatric obesity},
  year={2017},
  volume={12 3},
  pages={247-256}
}
BACKGROUND Latino children and youth have some of the highest rates of overweight and obesity. Early intervention is important to prevent future obesity and illness in this population. METHODS A 3-year, multifaceted intervention was designed to reduce the rate of growth of body mass index (BMI) among Mexican-origin children. Two communities in California… CONTINUE READING