The cost of paediatric obesity

Claire V. Farrow, Terry Dovey, Emma Haycraft

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There has been a great deal of media attention given to the rising levels of obesity and overweight in children and adolescents, but what is the real cost of pediatric obesity? This article reviews information about the recent rise in pediatric obesity and discusses the cost of this condition from medical, financial and psychological perspectives.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)20-23
Number of pages4
JournalBritish Journal of Healthcare Management
Issue number12 SUPPL.
Publication statusPublished - Dec 2008


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