Team to Address Bariatric Care in Canadian Children

Team to Address Bariatric Care in Canadian Children

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Our Team ABC3 members have had a very productive month! Take a peek at some of their latest publications:

Laura Anderson, Jonathon Maguire, Patricia Parkin (Team ABC3 Co-Investigators) along with Jill Hamilton and Catherine Birken (Team ABC3 Project Leaders) recently published a paper on behalf of the TARGet Kids! Collaboration to evaluate the association between fasting duration and lipid and metabolic test results in healthy children 0-6 years of age (Anderson et al., Journal of Pediatrics, 2016).

Nicholas Holt (Team ABC3 Co-Investigator) and Geoff Ball (Team ABC3 Project Leader) examined the factors associated with short- and long-term attrition from a lifestyle and behavioral intervention for parents of children with overweight or obesity (Spence et al., Journal of Pediatric Health Care, 2016).

Arnaldo Perez, Jean-Pierre Chanoine, Laurent Legault (Team ABC3 Co-Investigators) Katherine Morrison, and Geoff Ball (Team ABC3 Project Leaders) published a paper exploring parents’ reasons for discontinuing tertiary-level care for paediatric weight management (Dhaliwal et al., Obesity Research & Clinical Practice, 2016).

Jess Haines (Team ABC3 Co-Investigator) published the results of a randomized controlled trial testing community-based group delivery to improve caregivers’ injury-related beliefs and supervision practices (Morrongiello et al., Journal of Pediatric Psychology, 2016). She also collaborated on a development and feasibility trial of a workplace-based program for parents that incorporates general parenting and health behaviour messages (Wilson et al., BMC Public Health, 2016).

Patricia Parkin (Team ABC3 Co-Investigator) and Catherine Birken (Team ABC3 Project Leader) published results from a cross-sectional study to determine the prevalence of kindergarten children arriving to school by active and sedentary modes, including strollers, in Toronto elementary schools (Birken et al., Preventive Medicine Reports, 2016).

Katerina Maximova (Team ABC3 Co-Investigator) examined whether body image self-discrepancy was a correlate of depressive symptoms among 556 early adolescents (Solomon-Krakus et al., Journal of Adolescent Health, 2016).

Jean-Pierre Chanoine (Team ABC3 Co-Investigator) looked at whether the WHO and national lists of essential medicines in Mexico, Central and South America, and the Caribbean are adequate to promote paediatric endocrinology and diabetes care (Rowlands et al., BMJ Global Health, 2016).

Annick Buchholz (Team ABC3 Co-Investigator) examined if disordered eating behaviors mediate the relationship between attachment style and body mass index (BMI) in a large community sample of Canadian youth (Maras et al., Journal of Developmental Behavioral Pediatrics, 2016).

Jonathon Maguire,  Patricia Parkin, (Team ABC3 Co-Investigators) and Catherine Birken (Team ABC3 Project Leader) examined the diagnostic accuracy of developmental screening in primary care at the 18-month health supervision visit (van den Heuvel et al., CMAJ Open, 2016).

Keep up the good work!

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