With increasing recognition that childhood obesity can have a lifelong health impact, the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) has updated their guidelines on pediatric obesity treatment.
AAP's new evidence-based guidelines promote a "whole child" approach, with recommendations for early treatment using different age-specific options.
To learn more, check out the ADL's February 1 Highlighted Resource:
Clinical Practice Guideline for the Evaluation and Treatment of Children and Adolescents With Obesity
AAP website with additional information and resources about the guideline