The importance of screening for healthy weight and recommending healthy lifestyles in pediatric patients.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

Regular pediatric care should focus on early obesity prevention and healthy lifestyles and should include obesity screening with sensitive and culturally appropriate communication, beginning at age 2 years. North Carolina is a leader with its Eat Smart, Move More campaign and tools that can help pediatric care providers achieve greater self-efficacy.

Full Text

Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Perrin, EM; Skinner, AC

Published Date

  • January 2013

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 74 / 1

Start / End Page

  • 34 - 38

PubMed ID

  • 23530377

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0029-2559


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States