Embedding weight management into safety-net pediatric primary care: randomized controlled trial.

Wylie-Rosett, Judith.
Groisman-Perelstein, Adriana E.
Diamantis, Pamela M.
Jimenez, Camille C.
Shankar, Viswanathan.
Conlon, Beth A.
Mossavar-Rahmani, Yasmin.
Isasi, Carmen R.
Martin, Sarah N.
Ginsberg, Mindy.
Matthan, Nirupa R.
Lichtenstein, Alice H.

Background: Implementing evidence-based recommendations for treating pediatric overweight and obesity is challenging in low-resource settings. We conducted a randomized controlled trial to evaluate the effects of implementing the American Academy of Pediatrics overweight/obesity recommendations using a Standard Care approach alone or with the addition of an enhanced program in a safety-net pediatr... read more

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