Pediatric Nursing in Obesity Prevention:

Being overweight or obese creates psychosocial risks for the child. Being significantly overweight has an impact on the child's level of self-esteem and creates problems in social relationships with peers subjecting them to teasing and ridicule, resulting in social withdrawal. Obese children are unable to participate in the same level of physical activity as other children. The ongoing stigma and social isolation of being different erodes the child's sense of wellbeing, and unless there is a reversal of the child's condition, serious mental health problems can ensue.

  • Childhood obesity
  • Body Mass Index
  • Birth Weight
  • Bariatric Surgery

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July 20-21, 2020

16th Euro Obesity and Endocrinology Congress

Barcelona, Spain
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Vancouver, Canada
July 20-21, 2020

21st World Congress on Obesity and Metabolic Diseases

Manila, Philippines
July 22-23, 2020

22nd Global Obesity, Diet and Nutrition Meeting

Melbourne, Australia
October 05-06, 2020

5th Annual Meet on Obesity and Diet

Vienna, Austria
October 22-23, 2020

3rd International Conference on Obesity and Diet Imbalance

Helsinki, Finland

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