3rd Scandinavian Pediatric Obesity Conference 2008


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Oral poster presentation
March 7th 2008

Impaired endothelial and smooth muscle functions appear before puberty in
obese children and are as sociated with eleva ted ambulatory blood pressure
N J Farpour-Lambert, Switzerland

Six-minute walk test in obese children and adolescents. Validity and reproducibility
G Morinder, Sweden

Percent body fat and abdominal fat related to risk factors for cardiovascular disease
in young children
M Dencker, Sweden

Childhood adiposity: RCT study of a manualized group treatment targe ting parents’
beliefs and behavior
S Steinsbekk, Norway

Causes of childhood overweight – a qualitative study of parents’ views
P Roll Bennet, Sweden

Age dependent effect of behavioral treatment of childhood obesity: Comparison
of 3-year follow-up of effect of treatmentinitiated between 6-9 years, 10-13 years
and 14-16 years
P Danielsson, Sweden

Surgery in morbidly obese adolescents: Experience with ten patients
S Dietrich, Austria

Using motivational interviewing to increase physical activity in sedentary children
Ö Ekblom, Sweden

Addressing child overweight - GPs’ per ceptions of barriers and potentials in
general practice
M Kousgaard Andersen,Denmark

Short stature and obesity: discrepacies between children and adults
S Plachta-Danielzik, Germany

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The Childhood Obesity Unit, organizing this conference, started in 2001 using a family therapy-based treatment program. The treatment is evidence-based. The treatment team consists of pediatrician, nurse, dietitcian, sports trainer, family therapist and information assistant.
More information on Childhood Obesity Unit, Malmö, Sweden