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Source: U.S. Preventive Services Task Force
Last Reviewed: June 2017
The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommends screening for obesity in children and adolescents age 6 years or older. USPSTF also recommends that health care providers offer these patients comprehensive, intensive behavioral interventions that promote weight loss — or refer them to these types of interventions.
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U.S. Preventive Services Task Force. (2017). Obesity in children and adolescents: Screening. Retrieved from https://www.uspreventiveservicestaskforce.org/uspstf/recommendation/obesity-in-children-and-adolescents-screening