Invited Commentary

Commentary on “Provider Practice and Perceptions of Pediatric Obesity in Appalachian Kentucky”

Authors: Inés María Anchondo, DrPH, RD
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Abstract

In this issue of the Southern Medical Journal, Thornberry and colleagues asked 28 physicians and nurses in Kentucky’s Appalachian region to answer a 69-item questionnaire1 about the Expert Committee recommendations regarding the prevention, assessment, and treatment of child and adolescent overweight and obesity.2

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References

1. Thornberry TS, Jr Bodziony VR, Gross DA. Provider practice and perceptions of pediatric obesity in Appalachian Kentucky. South Med J 2019;112:553-559.
2. Barlow SE, Expert Committee. Expert committee recommendations regarding the prevention, assessment, and treatment of child and adolescent overweight and obesity: summary report. Pediatrics 2007;120( suppl 4 ):S164-S192.
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