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Learn how the American Academy of Pediatrics Combats Obesity

Posted:  Wednesday, November 18, 2015

The Institute for Healthy Childhood Weight serves as a transnational engine for pediatric obesity prevention, assessment, management and treatment; and moves policy and research from theory into practice in American healthcare, communities, and homes.

Their Mission: 

The institute will empower pediatricians, families and children to: Better prevent, assess and treat obesity and its comorbidities: Enhance partnerships with families to find the navigate individual pathways to healthy active living: And catalyze stakeholders and communities to build and enhance capacity for health active living. 

Visit their website for on-line tools to help combat obesity