Historically, there have been very few published reports of clinical outcomes from pediatric weight management clinics in Canada. However, this is starting to change as clinics gain both experience and research capacity. For example, our colleagues from Toronto recently published a paper in Pediatric Obesity, which highlighted the impact of an intensive treatment program on weight status, lifestyle habits, psychosocial health, and cardiometabolic health in adolescents with severe obesity.
To see their abstract, click here. If you can’t access the full article (pdf), please send me an email.