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AANP 2017 Annual Meeting

Managing comorbidities linked to childhood obesity

Managing comorbidities linked to childhood obesity

A point-of-care resource tool may help clinicians better manage childhood overweight- and obesity-related comorbidities.

AANP 2017 Annual Meeting

Preventing holiday weight gain among rural hospital nightshift employees

Using collaboration and technology, NPs can help patients prevent weight gain and obesity-related diseases.

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Interventions in childhood obesity

Interventions in childhood obesity

Effective use of research-based interventions and recommendations for overweight and obese children begin with initiating a conversation with the family.

Dietary fiber: The prebiotic connection

Dietary fiber: The prebiotic connection

Adequate fiber intake is critical for maintaining good health, but only 5% of Americans consume the recommended daily amount.

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