Resources

  • References


    Children's BMI tool for schools. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention website. Available at:
    http://www.cdc.gov/healthyweight/assessing/bmi/childrens%5Fbmi/tool%5Ffor%5Fschools.html. Updated November 30, 2011. Accessed May 16, 2013.


    NHLBI integrated guidelines for pediatric cardiovascular risk reduction. EBSCO DynaMed website. Available at:
    http://www.ebscohost.com/dynamed. Updated February 11, 2013. Accessed May 16, 2013.


    Obesity in children and adolescents. EBSCO DynaMed website. Available at:
    http://www.ebscohost.com/dynamed. Updated April 17, 2013. Accessed May 16, 2013.


    Obesity in children and teens. American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry website. Available at:
    http://www.aacap.org/cs/root/facts%5Ffor%5Ffamilies/obesity%5Fin%5Fchildren%5Fand%5Fteens. Updated March 2011. Accessed May 16, 2013.


    Overweight and obesity. Nemours' KidsHealth.org website. Available at:
    http://kidshealth.org/parent/general/body/overweight%5Fobesity.html. Updated October 2012. Accessed May 16, 2013.


    Overweight in children. American Heart Association website. Available at:
    http://www.heart.org/HEARTORG/GettingHealthy/Overweight-in-Children%5FUCM%5F304054%5FArticle.jsp. Updated January 16, 2013. Accessed May 16, 2013.


    Tips for parents: ideas to help children maintain a healthy weight. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention website. Available at:
    http://www.cdc.gov/healthyweight/children/index.html. Updated October 31, 2011. Accessed May 16, 2013.


    4/16/2010 DynaMed's Systematic Literature Surveillance
    http://www.ebscohost.com/dynamed: Díaz RG, Esparza-Romero J, Moya-Camarena SY, Robles-Sardín AE, Valencia ME. Lifestyle intervention in primary care settings improves obesity parameters among Mexican youth.
    J Am Diet Assoc.
    2010;110(2):285-290.


    10/15/2010
    DynaMed's Systematic Literature Surveillance
    http://www.ebscohost.com/dynamed: US Food and Drug Administration. Meridia (sibutramine): market withdrawal due to risk of serious cardiovascular events. US Food and Drug Administration website. Available at:
    http://www.fda.gov/Safety/MedWatch/SafetyInformation/SafetyAlertsforHumanMedicalProducts/ucm228830.htm.
    Published October 8, 2010. Accessed October 15, 2010.


    11/30/2010 DynaMed's Systematic Literature Surveillance
    http://www.ebscohost.com/dynamed
    : Madsen KA, Weeden AE, Crawford PB.

    Disparities in peaks, plateaus, and declines in prevalence of high BMI among adolescents.
    Pediatrics.
    2010;126(3):434-442. Epub 2010 Aug 16.


    11/30/2010 DynaMed's Systematic Literature Surveillance
    http://www.ebscohost.com/dynamed
    : Suchindran C, North KE, Popkin BM, Gordon-Larsen P.

    Association of adolescent obesity with risk of severe obesity in adulthood.
    JAMA.
    2010;304(18):2042-2047.


    12/17/2010
    DynaMed's Systematic Literature Surveillance
    http://www.ebscohost.com/dynamed: US Food and Drug Administration. FDA: Tainted products marketed as dietary supplements potentially dangerous. US Food and Drug Administration website. Available at:
    http://www.fda.gov/NewsEvents/Newsroom/PressAnnouncements/ucm236967.htm.
    Updated December 15, 2010. Accessed December 17, 2010.


    3/6/2013 DynaMed's Systematic Literature Surveillance
    http://www.ebscohost.com/dynamed
    : Te Morenga L, Mallard S, Mann J. Dietary sugars and body weight: systematic review and meta-analyses of randomised controlled trials and cohort studies.
    BMJ. 2013;346:e7492.

    3/10/2014 DynaMed's Systematic Literature Surveillance
    http://www.ebscohost.com/dynamed: Trost SG, Sundal D. et al. Effects of a pediatric weight management program with and without active video games: a randomized trial. JAMA Pediatr. 2014 Mar 3.

  • Resources

    American Heart Association

    http://www.heart.org

    Healthy Children.org—American Academy of Pediatrics

    http://www.healthychildren.org

  • Canadian Resources

    Dietitians of Canada

    http://www.dietitians.ca