Significant weight gains in a clinical sample of obese children and adolescents between 1985 and 1995

  title={Significant weight gains in a clinical sample of obese children and adolescents between 1985 and 1995},
  author={Nicole D Barth and Andreas Ziegler and G W Himmelmann and Heinz Coners and Martin Wabitsch and Klaus Hennighausen and Hermann Mayer and Helmut Remschmidt and Helmut Sch{\"a}fer and Johannes Hebebrand},
  journal={International Journal of Obesity},
OBJECTIVE: Within the past decades prevalence rates for obesity among children and adolescents have increased in different populations. The hypothesis of this study is that the degree of adiposity in clinical study cohorts of extremely obese children and adolescents increased within the past decade. DESIGN: In six different study cohorts of the time period from 1985–1995 body mass indices (BMIs) of obese children and adolescents who were treated as inpatients at a specialized children’s… CONTINUE READING

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