Screening for obesity-related complications among obese children and adolescents: 1999-2008.


Obesity is becoming an increasingly prevalent problem among American children. Screening for obesity associated comorbid conditions has been shown to be inconsistent. The current study was undertaken to explore patterns of ordering screening tests among obese pediatric patients. We analyzed electronic medical records (EMR) from 69,901 patients ages 2-18… (More)
DOI: 10.1038/oby.2010.277