Epidemiology of Obesity in Children and Adolescents

Prevalence and Etiology
series:Springer Series on Epidemiology and Public Health

Epidemiology of Obesity in Children and AdolescentsLuis Moreno, Iris Pigeot, and Wolfgang Ahrens, editorsDespite adults’ best preventive efforts, childhood obesity is on the rise in most areas of the world, and with it the prevalence of Type 2 diabetes, hypertension, cardiovascular disease, and other formerly adult-onset conditions. Epidemiology of Obesity in Children and Adolescents takes the …