Help thin on the ground for obese kids

From Australian Doctor, 28 June 2007:
A SYSTEM-wide failure is leaving the vast majority of overweight and obese children without any form of treatment, an expert says.
As new data show one in four Australian children is overweight or obese, Professor Louise Baur, professor of paediatrics and child health at the University of Sydney, called for regular Medicare-rebated health checks for children and electronic assessment tools for GPs to address the crisis. Read more.

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