Outcomes of group-based treatment program with parental involvement for the management of childhood and adolescent obesity.

@article{Santiprabhob2014OutcomesOG,
  title={Outcomes of group-based treatment program with parental involvement for the management of childhood and adolescent obesity.},
  author={Jeerunda Santiprabhob and Chanin Leewanun and Kawewan Limprayoon and Pornpimol Kiattisakthavee and Renu Wongarn and Prapun Aanpreung and Supawadee Likitmaskul},
  journal={Patient education and counseling},
  year={2014},
  volume={97 1},
  pages={67-74}
}
OBJECTIVE An uncontrolled study was conducted to evaluate the effects of a group-based program on weight control, metabolic profiles, and obesity-related complications in obese youth. METHODS The program consisted of an initial in-patient session and five group sessions, one, two, three, six, and nine months into the study, providing participants and their parents with information about the consequences of obesity and lifestyle modifications. The severity of obesity and obesity-related… CONTINUE READING