Team to Address Bariatric Care in Canadian Children

Team to Address Bariatric Care in Canadian Children


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Lifestyle Factors, Psychosocial Well-Being, and BMI

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A recent study found that various lifestyle factors, such as eating breakfast and getting enough sleep in childhood could predict body mass index (BMI) in early adolescence. Investigators also found a correlation between an increase in BMI and a decrease in psychosocial well-being.

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Calling all Trainees…Team ABC3 Office Hours!

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Are you an trainee attending the Recent Advances in the Prevention and Treatment of Childhood and Adolescent Obesity Conference in October and are looking to learn from senior researchers? If so, Team ABC3 has a very exciting opportunity for you! We are offering trainees a chance to meet one-on-one with our team of senior researchers!

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Just Text Me: Support for Preschool Children with Overweight and Obesity and their Families

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A recent study suggests that utilizing a cognitive behavioral skills intervention with text messages has the potential for supporting clinical care of preschool children with overweight and obesity and their families. Continue reading


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Evidence Lacking on Lipid Screening, the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force Concludes

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In a recent review of the evidence base, the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) concluded that current evidence is insufficient to recommend screening for lipid disorders in children and adolescents 20 years or younger. Continue reading