National Clinical Recommendations and Guidelines

Below are current national clinical recommendations and guidelines for pediatric obesity care.

U.S. Preventive Services Task Force– Screening for Obesity in Children and Adolescents

Davis, M., et al. Recommendations for Prevention of Childhood Obesity –PEDIATRICS Vol. 120, No. Supplement 4, December 1, 2007

Barlow, S., and Expert Committee. Expert Committee Recommendations Regarding Prevention, Assessment, and Treatment of Childhood Obesity–Summary Report – PEDIATRICS Vol. 120, No. Supplement 4, December 1, 2007

National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute(NHLBI) Guidelines   

Expert Panel on Integrated Guidelines for Cardiovascular Health and Risk Reduction in Children and Adolescents: Summary Report – PEDIATRICS Vol. 128, No. Supplement 5, December 1, 2011

American Academy of Pediatrics Bright Futures Nutrition Guide  

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Dietary Guidelines