Improving Pediatric Obesity Care

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An intervention involving computerized clinical decision support for obesity management for clinicians and self-guided behavior change for families appears to improve BMI among children aged 6 to 12 with a BMI at the 95th percentile or higher. A study found that, when compared with usual care, the intervention resulted in substantially greater achievement of childhood obesity performance measures.

Source: JAMA Pediatrics, June 2015.

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