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Approaches to the Prevention and Management of Childhood Obesity: The Role of Social Networks and the Use of Social Media and Related Electronic Technologies
An estimated 32% of all American children ages 2-19 and 35% of adolescents ages 12-19 are overweight or obese today.
Parental involvement and interaction with counselors and peers can lead to greater success for overweight and obese kids and adolescents.
Staying connected through social networks may be key for maintaining a healthy weight during childhood.
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. 2013: published online before print December 3, 2012, 10.1161/CIR.0b013e3182756d8e.
: The Promise of Social Networks and Social Media in Tackling Childhood Obesity by Goutham Rao, MD
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