Obesity

Addressing atypical anorexia: Part 1

January 28, 2022

Contemporary Pediatrics sat down with Dr. Erin Harrop, an assistant professor at University of Denver in Colorado and a licensed medical social worker to talk about atypical anorexia nervosa, including diagnostic challenges.

Managing pandemic related obesity in schools

September 28, 2021

School nurses and nurse practitioners play an important role in assessing the child’s health status related to obesity, potential for co-morbidities, and implementing appropriate management strategies.

Using a health literacy approach with childhood obesity

April 29, 2021

Becoming overweight at a young age can lead to long-term obesity and represents an important challenge to tackle in childhood. An investigation looks at the impact of a health literacy intervention on reducing overweight children.