What is the most effective approach to treatment of childhood obesity?

Updated: Dec 01, 2020
  • Author: Steven M Schwarz, MD, FAAP, FACN, AGAF; Chief Editor: Jatinder Bhatia, MBBS, FAAP  more...
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Oude et al concluded that, although no one treatment program can be conclusively recommended, combined behavioral lifestyle interventions produce a significant reduction in weight. Although orlistat and sibutramine (withdrawn from US market) may be used as adjuncts to lifestyle interventions, they must be carefully considered. [36]

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