Appraisal of Clinical Care Practices for Child Obesity Treatment. Part II: Comorbidities

Asheley C. Skinner, Amanda E. Staiano, Sarah C. Armstrong, Shari L. Barkin, Sandra G. Hassink, Jennifer E. Moore, Jennifer S. Savage, Helene Vilme, Ashley E. Weedn, Janice Liebhart, Jeanne Lindros, Eileen M. Reilly

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The objective of this technical report is to provide clinicians with actionable evidence-based information upon which to make treatment decisions. In addition, this report will provide an evidence base on which to inform clinical practice guidelines for the management and treatment of overweight and obesity in children and adolescents. To this end, the goal of this report was to identify all relevant studies to answer 2 overarching key questions: (KQ1) “What are effective clinically based treatments for obesity?” and (KQ2) “What is the risk of comorbidities among children with obesity?” See Appendix 1 for the conceptual framework and a priori Key Questions.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Article numbere2022060643
Issue number2
StatePublished - Feb 1 2023

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health

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