Overview of the epidemiology and management of childhood obesity

L. Santo Domingo, A. O. Scheimann

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Pediatric obesity is rapidly emerging as a serious chronic disease affecting an increasing number of children worldwide. In this report, we review current aspects of pediatric obesity and obesity related management as it relates to the primary care provider who is often the first line of prevention in pediatric obesity.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)607-613
Number of pages7
JournalMinerva pediatrica
Issue number6
StatePublished - Dec 1 2012


  • Child
  • Epidemiology
  • Obesity

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health


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