Physician counseling to prevent overweight in children and adolescents: American College of Preventive Medicine position statement.

@article{Rodin2007PhysicianCT,
  title={Physician counseling to prevent overweight in children and adolescents: American College of Preventive Medicine position statement.},
  author={Rachel L Rodin and Miriam H Alexander and V. James Guillory and Jennifer Rogers},
  journal={Journal of public health management and practice : JPHMP},
  year={2007},
  volume={13 6},
  pages={
          655-61
        }
}
The American College of Preventive Medicine (ACPM) this position statement is intended to guide physicians in counseling children and adolescents to prevent overweight. Rigorous reviews of the published literature have found insufficient evidence to permit the development of formal recommendations by the US Preventive Services Task Force and others. However, numerous public health and physician organizations have developed recommendations on the basis of expert opinion, professional judgment… CONTINUE READING
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