Study: Community program effective in curbing childhood obesity

07/15/2013 | Healio

Children in Massachusetts who joined the Shape Up Somerville initiative, a community-based exercise and involvement program, showed better BMI z scores, remission rates and overall obesity prevalence at two years compared with those in the control group, a study indicated. The findings appear in the journal Preventive Medicine.

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