Barriers to Addressing Severe Childhood Obesity in the U.S.
October 2, 2014•15 min
A recent analysis led by a University of North Carolina researcher finds that all classes of obesity in children have increased over the last 14 years. In addition, there is a troubling upward trend in the more severe forms of childhood obesity. Host Dr. Renee Matthews is joined by Asheley Cockrell Skinner, PhD, assistant professor of pediatrics in the UNC School of Medicine and lead author of the study, 'Severe Obesity on the Rise Among Children in the U.S'.