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Childhood obesity rates and the related public health costs are rising every year. Many projects have addressed family education on the importance of diet and exercise. However, though patients reportedly understand this concept, they are still have challenges implementing their knowledge. We seek to address this discrepancy with an educational brochure based on suggestions for parents from the American Academy of Pediatrics.
Childhood obesity, brochure, Connecticut, Obesity, Children, Community, Education
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Wang, Elaine E., "Childhood Obesity: A National Emergency" (2016). Family Medicine Block Clerkship, Student Projects. 199.