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Paediatric Obesity

Not only a Weight Concern

Angelo Pietrobelli

Data di pubblicazione: 09/2010

ISBN: 978-88-8968-853-3

In inglese. Disponibile in italiano

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Childhood obesity is increasing, especially in Western Countries. Overweight and obese children are more likely to become obese adolescents and obese adults, with obvious physical and psychosocial consequences, and economic expenditures for Healthcare Systems. Based on the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) guidelines, this book provides paediatricians with recommendations and advices for adequate treatment and management of obesity and overweight in young patients. The included BMI-percentile-for-age calculator supplies the right treatment strategy in accordance with AAP guidelines.



€ 12,60



Angelo Pietrobelli
Clinical Paediatrics, University of Verona, Italy. College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, USA

Preface by Steven B. Heymsfield, MD Executive Director, Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA

  • Medical examination
  • Treatment tools
  • Treatment steps

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