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Engaging Primary Care Clinicians in Early Obesity Prevention Research

Myles S. Faith, PhD1; Nicolas Stettler, MD, MSCE2; Angelo Pietrobelli, MD3,4
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1Department of Counseling, School, and Educational Psychology, Graduate School of Education, University at Buffalo, State University of New York, Buffalo
2The Lewin Group, Falls Church, Virginia
3Pediatric Unit, Verona University Medical School, Verona, Italy
4Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Baton Rouge, Louisiana
JAMA. 2015;314(8):823-824. doi:10.1001/jama.2015.6262.
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This commentary describes a report published in JAMA Pediatrics summarizing a National Institutes of Health workshop about primary care clinician involvement in preventing early childhood obesity.

JAMA Pediatrics

Prevention of Obesity in Infancy and Early Childhood: A National Institutes of Health Workshop

Julie C. Lumeng, MD; Elsie M. Taveras, MD, MPH; Leann Birch, PhD; Susan Z. Yanovski, MD

Addressing the childhood obesity epidemic continues to be a challenge. Given that once obesity develops it is likely to persist, there has been an increasing focus on prevention at earlier stages of the life course. Research to develop and implement effective prevention and intervention strategies in the first 2 years after birth has been limited. In fall 2013, the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases convened a multidisciplinary workshop to summarize the current state of knowledge regarding the prevention of infant and early childhood obesity and to identify research gaps and opportunities. The questions addressed included (1) “What is known regarding risk for excess weight gain in infancy and early childhood?” (2) “What is known regarding interventions that are promising or have been shown to be efficacious?” and (3) “What are the challenges and opportunities in implementing and evaluating behavioral interventions for parents and other caregivers and their young children?”

JAMA Pediatr. 2015;169(5):484-490. doi:10.1001/jamapediatrics.2014.3554

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