Provides guidance to all healthcare professionals on helping overweight children and their families; gives practical advice on sensitive approaches to children in very accessible form. Deals not only with changes to diet and activity but also with the whole spectrum of eating within the family and community.Table of Contents Foreword David W. HaslamPrefaceAcknowledgementsGlossary1. Introduction2. How fat is fat? Measuring and defining overweight and obesity3. Where should overweight/obese children be managed?4. How do we approach the overweight/obese child and family?5. The clinical assessment: what are the special points?6. What complications should we look for now and later?7. How does psychology influence management?8. Management: what do we mean by lifestyle changes?9. How can we reduce energy intakes?10. How can we increase energy expenditures?11. What else can be done?12. How can we sustain healthy weight management?13. What can we do to prevent childhood overweight and obesity?ReferencesIndex.
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Titolo: Management of Childhood Obesity
Editore: Cambridge University Press
Finitura: Copertina flessibile
Misure: 15x22 cm