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2003 Disease Detectives Reading List

Campbell K, Waters E, O’Meara S, Summerbell C. Interventions for preventing obesity in children. The Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2001 (www.cochrane.org*; accessed 03/10/03).

Dietz WH. Health consequences of obesity in youth: childhood predictors of adult disease. Pediatrics 1998;Supplement:518-525.

Fulton JE, McGuire MT, Caspersen CJ, Dietz WH. Interventions for weight loss and weight gain prevention among youth. Sports Medicine 2001;31:153-165.

Must A, Stauss RS. Risks and consequences of childhood and adolescent obesity. International Journal of Obesity 1999;23:S2-S11.

Ogden CL, Flegal KM, Carroll MD, Johnson CL. Prevalence and trends in overweight among US children and adolescents. Journal of the American Medical Association 2002;288:1728-1732.

Visscher TLS, Seidell JC. The public health impact of obesity. Annual Reviews of Public Health 2001;22:355-375.

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