BMI registries help track, fight childhood obesity

06/8/2009 | American Medical News (subscription required)

Public health officials want to use BMI registries not just to report about but also to fight childhood obesity. They believe registries will help identify issues in society and the environment that contribute to obesity and help evaluate programs aimed at reducing the problems. Physicians also can use the information to prompt conversations with parents about their child's weight.

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