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Change Agents for Obese Children
Parent and Adult Caregivers as “Agents of Change” for Treating Obese Children
Pediatricians and family practitioners have limited knowledge of obesity treatment guidelines.
This statement reviews the evidence of parental involvement and weight loss in children.
Research gaps are identified and new opportunities are proposed.
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. 2012: published online before print January 23, 2012, 10.1161/CIR.0b013e31824607ee
: Parents as Agents of Lifestyle Change for Obese Children: A Call to Action by Melissa Kalarchian, Ph.D.
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