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Obesity

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  • Pediatric Obesity, 2nd Edition
    Pediatric Obesity, 2nd Edition: Prevention, Intervention and Treatment Strategies for Primary Care
    By Sandra G. Hassink, MD, FAAP

    Significantly revised and updated 2nd edition include worksheets, questionnaires, and other tools to help you aid parents in developing a plan to help their child safely reach and maintain a healthy weight.

  • Preventing Childhood Obesity in Early Care and Education Programs, 2nd Edition
    Preventing Childhood Obesity in Early Care and Education Programs, 2nd Edition
    By American Academy of Pediatrics, American Public Health Association and National Resource Center for Health and Safety in Child Care and Early Education

    Updated set of national standards describing evidence-based best practices in nutrition, physical activity, and screen time for early care and education programs.

    The new Preventing Childhood Obesity in Early Care and Education, 2nd ed. is the new set of national standards describing evidence-based best practices in nutrition, physical activity, and screen time for early care and education programs.

    The standards are for all types of early care and education settings - centers and family child care homes. These updated standards will be a part of the new comprehensive Caring for Our Children: National Health and Safety Performance Standards: Guidelines for Early Care and Education Programs, 3rd Edition.

    * New in 2nd edition:

    Updated all MyPyramid references to MyPlate

    * Added Playing Outdoors standard

    Areas of coverage

    * General nutrition requirements

    * Meal and snack patterns

    * Requirements for infants including supporting breastfeeding

    * Requirements for toddlers and preschoolers

    * Meal service and supervision

    * Food brought from home

    * Nutrition education

    * Active opportunities for physical activities

    * Outdoor and indoor play time

    * Caregivers/teachers' encouragement of physical activity

    * Screen time limits

    * Policies on infant feeding, food and nutrition services, and physical activity

  • 5210 Pediatric Obesity Clinical Decision Support Chart
    5210 Pediatric Obesity Clinical Decision Support Chart
    Edited by Sandra G. Hassink, MD, FAAP

    Call documentation, Red flags to watch for, Call prioritization, Dealing with difficult callers and much more.

  • A Parent’s Guide to Childhood Obesity
    A Parent’s Guide to Childhood Obesity: A Road Map to Health
    By American Academy of Pediatrics
    Edited by Sandra G. Hassink, MD, FAAP and Richard Trubo

    This award-winning guide provides solutions and resources for parents and other caregivers who are concerned about childhood obesity and overweight children.