Pediatric Obesity

Known as: Adolescent Obesity, Childhood Obesity, Obesity in Children 
BODY MASS INDEX in children (ages 2-12) and in adolescents (ages 13-18) that is grossly above the recommended cut-off for a specific age and sex. For… (More)
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2017
Review
2017
Childhood obesity has emerged as an important public health problem in the United States and other countries in the world… (More)
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2017
Review
2017
Cosponsoring Associations The European Society of Endocrinology and the Pediatric Endocrine Society. This guideline was funded by… (More)
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2017
Review
2017
Obesity is the most common medical condition in women of reproductive age. Obesity during pregnancy has short term and long term… (More)
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Review
2010
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2010
Worldwide prevalence of childhood obesity has increased greatly during the past three decades. The increasing occurrence in… (More)
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Review
2007
Review
2007
Accurate appropriate assessment of overweight and obesity in children and adolescents is a critical aspect of contemporary… (More)
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
We identified a set of SNPs in the first intron of the FTO (fat mass and obesity associated) gene on chromosome 16q12.2 that is… (More)
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2006
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2006
OBJECTIVES Obesity has become a global epidemic but our understanding of the problem in children is limited due to lack of… (More)
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2002
Review
2002
During the past two decades, the prevalence of obesity in children has risen greatly worldwide. Obesity in childhood causes a… (More)
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
BACKGROUND The rising prevalence of obesity in children has been linked in part to the consumption of sugar-sweetened drinks. Our… (More)
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Review
2001
Review
2001
Overweight and obesity in children is epidemic in North America and internationally. Approximately 22 million children under 5… (More)
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