consider the relationship between nutritional, physical, and societal issues of obesity in children and the potential for the development of chronic diseases or conditions


1.  Why is it important to address the issue of Childhood Obesity?

2.  What questions should parents/caregivers be asking their pediatricians about their child’s weight?

3.  What suggestions do have for motivating families to become more physically active?

4.  How can we, as a society and as future Healthcare Professionals, make a difference in the Childhood Obesity epidemic?