Families reap weight control benefits by engaging in behavioral treatment together
Childhood obesity has more than doubled in children and quadrupled in adolescents in the past 30 years. What can be done about it? Research-proven treatments for obesity exist, but they rely on regular one-on-one meetings with a trained health coach. These “behavioral” treatments are seldom available outside of research studies in specialty medical centers.
Read this article I wrote based on a Group Health Research Institute colleague’s press release about how families can work together to fight childhood obesity.