This Editorial discusses the US Preventive Services Task Force recommendation statement on screening for lipid disorders in children and adolescents.
This randomized clinical trial examines the effect of a responsive parenting intervention on infant weight gain between birth and 28 weeks and overweight status at age 1 year.
This cohort study aims to determine whether maternal consumption of artificially sweetened beverages during pregnancy is associated with infant body mass index.
This study examines the effect of water jets on standardized body mass index, overweight, and obesity in elementary school and middle school students enrolled in public schools in New York City.
This Editorial discusses the need to provide evidence-based therapies that are as personalized as possible to children with obesity, while not making these children feel different from their peers in ways that are harmful.
This longitudinal follow-up study of the Healthy Beginnings Trial assesses the sustainability of effects of a home-based early intervention on children’s BMI and BMI z score at 3 years after intervention in socially and economically disadvantaged areas of Sydney, Australia.
This cross-sectional study found population-level improvements in the prevalence of childhood overweight/obesity among fifth-grade students in California that coincided with the period following statewide competitive food and beverage standards implementation (2005-2010).
This report summarizes the workshop presentations and discussion, including identification of high-priority topics for further research.
This cross-sectional study of middle school and high school students and administrators suggests that full implementation of the US Department of Agriculture school meal and competitive venue standards can improve school nutritional environments.
This observational study showed that school lunches brought from home were of lower nutritional quality than current National School Lunch Program guidelines.
This special communication identifies 10 urgent priorities for the health and health care of US children.
Shashaj et al assess whether insulin resistance and metabolic abnormalities are detectable at the onset of obesity and to unravel the interplay among adiposity, insulin resistance, and other such abnormalities. Patients with new-onset overweight or obesity underwent clinical laboratory testing and ultrasonographic investigations of fatty liver.
Skinner and colleagues examine the prevalence of obesity and severe obesity over time for the 14 years of the Continuous National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, 1999-2012 and examine differences in the trends by age, race, and sex.
Trost et al evaluate the effects of active video gaming on physical activity and weight loss in children participating in an evidence-based weight management program delivered in the community.
Gilbert-Diamond et al assess the prospective association between a bedroom television and change in body mass index, independent of television viewing, in a nationally representative sample of US children and adolescents.
Santos et al assessed the effectiveness of a peer-led healthy living program called Healthy Buddies on weight gain and its determinants when disseminated at the provincial level to elementary school students.