Study: Childhood obesity weighs lightly on pediatricians' minds

08/2/2004 | MLive.com (Michigan) (free registration)

While obesity warnings are coming fast and furious from the world's top health organizations, many pediatricians aren't even noticing weight problems in their own patients, according to a new study. In a study of office visits taken by obese children at Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh, researchers found pediatricians failed to note a child was overweight in two-thirds of all visits.

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