Obesity (children)

Current Care Summary
Working group appointed by the Finnish Paediatric Society
7.5.2012

Current Care Guideline «Lihavuus (lapset)»1 and Summary «Lihavuus (lapset)»2 in Finnish

Childhood obesity is an increasing health problem. There may be possibilities to prevent obesity in childhood, and efficient interventions to treat obese children have been published. Local and regional strategies to prevent and to treat childhood obesity are needed.

Riitta Veijola

Jorma Komulainen

Susanna Anglé

Anneli Ignatius

Jarmo Jääskeläinen

Eeva Ketola

Marita Lipsanen-Nyman

Outi Nuutinen

Anna-Liisa Ventola