NNI Knowledge series on Childhood Obesity

Editor(s): Knowledge Series 2,  2015

Summary

The NNI Knowledge Series on Childhood obesity covers this growing health issue in two parts. The first part on “Childhood Obesity: Is Early Intervention Needed” reviews the magnitude of the problem in India, its aetiological factors, importance of early intervention and the role of paediatricians in combating childhood obesity. The second part on “Childhood Obesity: Prevention and Treatment” further provides an outline of the ways of preventing and treating childhood obesity and the role of paediatricians in ensuring successful treatment and prevention of childhood obesity.