American Academy of Pediatrics Section on Obesity, Sarah Armstrong, MD, FAAP, Victoria Rogers, MD, FAAP, Mona Sharifi, MD, MPH, FAAP
This convenient point-of-care resource provides practitioners with an evidence-based quick reference guide for evaluating and treating overweight and obesity in the clinical setting. The content is grounded in the latest clinical practice guideline from the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) and includes guidance on evidence and recommendations, evaluation (for primary well-child visits), treatment (for obesity follow-up and sick visits), and office resources, supports, and operations.
The chart can be kept on hand throughout the clinical day to support the assessment and treatment of overweight and obesity in children of all ages.
CONTENTS CONSIST OF
Evidence and Recommendations
Tab 1. AAP Key Action Statements
Tab 2. AAP Consensus Recommendations
Tab 3. Algorithm for Pediatric Overweight and Obesity
Evaluation (for Primary Well-Child Visits)
Tab 4. Evaluation
Tab 5. Stigma and Communication
Tab 6. Clinical Flow: Assessment and Evaluation
Tab 7. Risk
Tab 8. Physical Examination Findings
Tab 9. Commonly Prescribed Medications and Weight Gain
Tab 10. Conditions That Occur With Obesity
Treatment (for Obesity Follow-up and Sick Visits)
Tab 11. Treatment
Tab 12. Treatment in the Primary Care Office
Tab 13. Intensive Health Behavior and Lifestyle Treatment
Tab 14. My Goal Sheets
Office Resources, Supports, and Operations
Tab 15. Operationalizing Care
Tab 16. Welcoming Office
Tab 17. Capacity Considerations
Tab 18. Coding for Overweight and Obesity
Tab 19. 5210 Healthy Habits Questionnaire (Ages 2-9)
Tab 20. 5210 Healthy Habits Questionnaire (Ages 10+)
American Academy of Pediatrics Section on Obesity
The AAP Section on Obesity (SOOb) is comprised of a diverse group of 600 general pediatricians, pediatric subspecialists, pediatric surgeons, and allied health professionals who have an interest in the field of pediatric obesity prevention, assessment. and treatment. The SOOb is governed by an Executive Committee of six obesity experts, and its mission is to improve the health and well-being of children and families by reducing the prevalence of childhood obesity and promoting healthy active living. The SOOb supports its members and the Academy by writing policy, generating CME programming, developing networking opportunities, and supporting timely communication.
Sarah Armstrong, MD, FAAP
Sarah Armstrong, MD, FAAP, is the Chair of the AAP Section on Obesity, Co-Director of the Duke Center for Childhood Obesity, and Professor of Pediatrics and Population Health Sciences, Duke University, Durham, NC.
Victoria W. Rogers, MD, FAAP
Dr Victoria W. Rogers is a Pediatrician and the Senior Director of Let’s Go! at The Barbara Bush Children’s Hospital at Maine Medical Center. There, she oversees the development, coordination, and promotion of childhood obesity prevention and treatment initiatives.
Dr Rogers is an Assistant Clinical Professor of Pediatrics at the Tufts University School of Medicine. Additionally, she is Associate Director for the AAP Institute for Healthy Childhood Weight and serves on the executive committee for the AAP Section on Obesity.
Dr Rogers graduated from Dartmouth College and the University of Vermont College of Medicine. She resides in Saco, Maine.
Mona Sharifi, MD, MPH, FAAP
Mona Sharifi, MD, MPH, FAAP, is an Associate Professor of Pediatrics (General Pediatrics) and Biostatistics (Health Informatics) and Director of the Yale Scholars in Implementation Science K12 Program, as well as Co-director of the National Clinician Scholars Program, Yale University, New Haven, CT.