Simple Tools Help Parents Understand a Child’s Risk of Obesity, Make Positive Changes

According to a study performed in the North Carolina Children’s Hospital, researchers confirmed previous reports that parents of overweight or obese children do not recognize their child’s weight problem. But this time, by arming pediatricians with a “toolkit,” an easily used chart and a series of questions and suggestions, the researchers addressed several problems. (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine, 7/12/10)