Childhood Obesity and Risk of Cardiovascular Disease: A Review of the Science

Buiten, Cathy; Metzger, Bonnie
January 2000
Pediatric Nursing;Jan/Feb2000, Vol. 26 Issue 1, p13
Academic Journal
Presents information on a study which examined the association of childhood obesity to cardiovascular disease. Epidemiology of childhood obesity; Definitions of obesity; Obesity as a screening tool for childhood cardiovascular risk; Interventions for the prevention and treatment of childhood obesity.


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