Entries by Arya M. Sharma, MD from 06/2011

Should Childhood Obesity Programs Treat the Parents?

| Posted 06.21.2011 | Canada

If adult obesity is in fact the root cause of childhood obesity, then the only hope is to treat the parents. But weight gain in parents isn't always amenable to change. Dad's addiction to chips and pizza may simply be his way of coping with giving up cigarettes and alcohol.