During this Bright Futures webinar presented by HRSA, a member of the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) Obesity Leadership Workgroup addressed these topics:
Key components of a comprehensive obesity assessment (for patients ages 2-21) in the context of a well visit
Ways to engage patients and families in treatment
Obesity-specific family history, physical exam and review of systems
Potential laboratory and diagnostic tests for those at risk of co-morbidities
Key Bright Futures anticipatory guidance
During this recorded webinar, HRSA offered an opportunity for providers to learn about childhood obesity prevention: Why are the first five years of life critically important from an early obesity prevention perspective? How can health care providers support families in establishing and maintaining healthy, active living-related behaviors? Dr. Sandra G. Hassink, previous president of...