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The cost of paediatric obesity

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posted on 02.01.2013 by Claire V. Farrow, Terry Dovey, Emma Haycraft
There has been a great deal of media attention given to the rising levels of obesity and overweight in children and adolescents, but what is the real cost of pediatric obesity? This article reviews information about the recent rise in pediatric obesity and discusses the cost of this condition from medical, financial and psychological perspectives.

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FARROW, C.V., DOVEY, T. and HAYCRAFT, E., 2008. The cost of paediatric obesity. British Journal of Healthcare Management, 14 (12 SUPPL.), pp. 20 - 23

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© Mark Allen Healthcare

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AM (Accepted Manuscript)

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2008

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This article was published in the serial, British Journal of Healthcare Management [© Mark Allen Healthcare].

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1358-0574

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en

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