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New Guidelines on Child Obesity Advise Less Watch and Wait, More Urgent and Early Intervention

February 8, 2023


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Presented by Michigan News

Guidelines on childhood obesity, released for the first time in 15 years by the American Academy of Pediatrics, now oppose the wait-and-see approach and advise a more direct approach to childhood obesity. Kate Bauer, associate professor of nutritional sciences at the University of Michigan School of Public Health, is an expert on the causes of and reactions to childhood obesity, and in this faculty Q&A, she answers questions related to the topic.

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