Structured weight-loss program improves BMI in poor children

03/13/2013 | Examiner.com

More than half of overweight or obese children from low-income families who participated in the TennCare Weight Watchers Partnership Program, a structured weight-management initiative, improved their BMI scores, according to a study in the journal Academic Pediatrics. The results suggest that physicians should consider referring young patients to such programs to combat obesity, researchers said.

View Full Article in:

Examiner.com

Published in Briefs:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Health Care

Job Title Company Location
Vice-President of Technology and Regulatory Affairs
AdvaMed
Washington DC, DC
Sr Product Manager Global Marketing (US/DA/00/0085/SL) - 14000009V3
Abbott
Chicago, IL
Director of Medicare Products
Bluegrass Family Health
Lexington, KY
Director of Medicare Products
Bluegrass Family Health
Lexington, KY
Vice President, Information Technology
HealthPartners
MN