Obesity and Type 2 Diabetes in Children A presentation to initiate awareness and advocacy for an international health epidemic Developed by Jeanne Fenn, RN, BC, MEd, CDE Cecilia Rosales, MD, MS Claire Logue
Examples of Children At Risk By Mayo Clinic Staff
The prevalence of childhood overweight and obesity has doubled in the past 20 years. American children are less physically active as a group than were previous generations. American Academy of Pediatrics Policy Statement: Prevention of Pediatric Overweight and Obesity, 2003
What are common medical problems in obese children?