How Much Milk Is Too Much?

A Case Study of an Obese Toddler

Barbara Gray, PhD, RN, CPNP; Maria C. Reyes, MS, FNP-C, APRN; Lori L. Conners, RN, BSN; Jo Ann Serota, DNP, RN, CPNP; Beverly Giordano, MS, RN, ARNP, PMHS; Donna Hallas, PhD, PNP-BC, CPNP


J Pediatr Health Care. 2013;27(2):148-154. 

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Case Study Questions

  1. How is overweight and obesity assessed in children?

  2. What are some risk factors that can lead to obesity in children?

  3. What role does self-regulation play in childhood obesity?

  4. What is the recommended dietary intake for young children?

  5. What are some treatment and evidence-based interventions that can be used for obese children and their families?