volume 127, issue 3, PD1-D6 2011
DOI: 10.1542/peds.digest1273
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Abstract: Long-term pediatric weight management studies have been predominantly carried out with affluent, white populations. Thus, evidence on successful management of childhood obesity is limited, especially in inner-city, ethnically diverse populations.This randomized controlled trial bridges the gap in the pediatric obesity treatment literature by revealing a sustained treatment effect on anthropometric and metabolic markers after a family-based lifestyle intervention versus traditional clinical care in inner-city,…

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