Approaches to the Prevention and Management of Childhood Obesity: The Role of...

Updated:Dec 3,2012
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Approaches to the Prevention and Management of Childhood Obesity: The Role of Social Networks and the Use of Social Media and Related Electronic Technologies

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  • An estimated 32% of all American children ages 2-19 and 35% of adolescents ages 12-19 are overweight or obese today.
  • Parental involvement and interaction with counselors and peers can lead to greater success for overweight and obese kids and adolescents.
  • Staying connected through social networks may be key for maintaining a healthy weight during childhood.


    Read the full article in Circulation

    Circulation. 2013: published online before print December 3, 2012, 10.1161/CIR.0b013e3182756d8e.

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