The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force recommends that clinicians screen children aged 6 years and older for obesity and offer them or refer them to comprehensive, intensive behavioral intervention to promote improvement in weight status. Baptist Community Ministries and Pennington Biomedical Research Center provide the following toolkit as a summary of best practices to assist primary care providers in providing preventive and treatment services for childhood obesity.

Please complete a brief survey to help us document current practices related to childhood obesity treatment in the state of Louisiana:

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If you wish to receive a hard copy of the toolkit, or if you have comments or questions, please contact our team at obesitytoolkit@pbrc.edu