14 million US children are affected by the serious and complex chronic disease of obesity. In 2023, the AAP has published new clinical practice guidelines on the evaluation and treatment of children and adolescents with overweight and obesity. Please use the related CPG content, trainings and resources to learn more.

 Clinical Practice Guidelines, Technical Reports and Related Content

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CPG Supporting Documents

Clinical Education and Implementation Resources

Several of these resources were developed in partnership with the Strengthening Public Health Systems and Services QT18-1802 through National Partnerships to Improve and Protect the Nation’s Health grant from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. This content is based upon the AAP Clinical Practice Guideline on Evaluation Treatment of Pediatric Obesity and does not necessarily represent the official views or endorsement of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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