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Title: How best to help kids lose weight
Author: Barnhouse, Kathleen; Zolotor, Adam J.; Stulberg, Debra
Date: 2010-07
Publisher: Family Physicians Inquiries Network
Citation: Journal of Family Practice, 59(7) 2010: 386-388.
Abstract: Screen children and adolescents for obesity and offer them multifaceted weight loss interventions, based on new evidence (and a recent US Preventive Services Task Force [USPSTF] recommendation) of their effectiveness. Consider adding a weight loss medication as further help for adolescents. Strength of Recommendation: A: Based on a systematic review of 23 randomized and 2 nonrandomized controlled trials.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10355/7911

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