What Is Ecological Momentary Assessment?

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Ecological Momentary Assessment (EMA) cultivates self awareness and collects “ecologically valid” data, which could be useful in treating obesity.

The Web Assists Physicians and Patients

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In defeating childhood obesity, methods that work for adults, namely inpatient rehab facilities and bariatric surgery, are not always suitable for children.

Where Doctors Go for Answers

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How do medical professionals keep up with new developments? Certain guidelines help diagnose and prescribe treatment for obese patients more consistently.

Quality of Life Roundup

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Some studies found quality of life of obese kids to be on a par with that of juvenile chemotherapy patients.

Potato Lore

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Although the potato’s claim to be the perfect food is neither verified nor refuted here, potato lore is interesting.

Can Sub-Optimal Attitudes Change?

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Obesity bias begins early in childhood. There’s evidence that children as young as four and five respond differently to obese peers than normal-weight peers.

Functional Medicine and Obesity

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Trauma and epidemics are different from chronic illness because nothing is more subjective than chronic illness, and every case is rife with individual factors.

Professionals and Nutritional Awareness

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As highly-regarded authority figures doctors are often expected to lead by example, and nutrition education in med school cannot be underestimated.

Different Strokes for Different Folks

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The concept of one-size-fits-all solutions to obesity no longer applies. Just like with individual reactions to foods, many approaches work.

Everything You Know About Obesity Awareness Is Wrong

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A University of Liverpool study found that when people are aware of being overweight they’re more likely to gain weight. Is ignorance bliss?

Childhood Obesity News | OVERWEIGHT: What Kids Say | Dr. Robert A. Pretlow
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