Published in Obesity and Diabetes Week, October 3rd, 2005
Study 1: Health outcomes are linked to improvement in BMI in children and adolescents.
In a recent study, researchers in the United States conducted a study "to evaluate the clinical outcomes of patients participating in an outpatient program for managing childhood and adolescent obesity. Based on a retrospective chart review, 394 physician-referred obese youth (BMI >95th percentile), 5 to 19 years of age, were treated in an interdisciplinary, family-centered, behavioral weight management program in a hospital-based outpatient setting."
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