Pediatric obesity: A review(โรคอ้วนในเด็ก)

Authors

  • Lakkana Rerksuppaphol
  • Sanguansak Rerksuppaphol

Keywords:

Child, obesity

Abstract

Pediatric obesity is becoming a challenging disorder in recent times and needs a proper approach in order to prevent future threats. The causes and consequences related to pediatric obesity need immediate attention, in order to prevent health-related complications. This review focuses an overview on pediatric obesity including risk factors, diagnosis, complications, and treatment. Due to the limitation in use and efficacy of each treatment method, preventive strategies including dietary modification, exercise and behavioral modification are recommended for the entire family and obese children.

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Author Biographies

Lakkana Rerksuppaphol

Department of Preventive Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Srinakharinwirot University

Sanguansak Rerksuppaphol

Department of Preventive Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Srinakharinwirot University

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Published

2011-04-19

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Review Article (บทความวิชาการ)