Published in Fitness and Wellness Business Week, July 21st, 2004
Through the Program Encouraging Prevention, rural health care providers, pediatricians and schools will be trained to help promote the care and treatment of overweight adolescents ages 10-21 in an attempt to delay or prevent the development of Type II diabetes and risk of cardiovascular problems. The program will focus on those whose weight is at more than the 85th percentile.
A $20,000 grant from the American Academy of Pediatrics will help fund training...
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