Doctors can help parents help their overweight kids lose weight

Children's Health, Marriage and Family Health, Nutritional Health, Obesity, Parenting
Many parents don't have enough self-confidence to implement and enforce changes in their child's behavior that will reduce the child's risk of obesity, researchers from Harvard Medical School in Boston have found. However, the researchers also found that having the child's doctor or nurse inquire about the parents' confidence level can actually help to increase it. So, if your child is overweight or obese, what can you and your doctor do? More Information: (more…)
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