This is an educational handout on childhood obesity. It delineates the increase and common complications in childhood and adolescent obesity. It informs the reader of the linkage between childhood and adolescent obesity and: hypertension/heart remodeling, non-alcoholic fatty liver disease, and prediabetes/diabetes. It informs the reader of these undesired co-morbidities and the increased unfavorable cardiovascular outcomes in the present and in adulthood. It provides information on actions the reader can take to address childhood and adolescent obesity in children.
© 2018 Karl Granskog
adolescents, cardiovascular, children, diabetes, heart, hypertension, liver, non-alcoholic fatty liver, and prediabetes.
Granskog, Karl, "Key Assessment Part 2 Educational Handout" (2018). Applied Nutrition Student-Created Educational Resources. 104.