PWM: Major Recommendations (2007)
Recommendations By Topic
Below you will find a list of Childhood Overweight Treatment Recommendations organized by Topic. To see the Recommendation Summary, click on the Recommendation title. Also view the Executive Summary of Recommendations or print the guideline material in PDF format.
Resources Available with Each Recommendation
In addition to the recommendation statement and strength rating you will find on each recommendation page:
- a brief narrative summary of the evidence analyzed to reach the recommendation
- a statement of justification, or reason, for the strength of the recommendation
- information on the evidence supporting the recommendations and background narrative (available in the Supporting Evidence section toward the bottom of each recommendation page)
- a reference list at the end of each recommendation page that includes all the sources used in the evidence analysis for the particular recommendation (each reference is hyperlinked to a summary of the article analyzed in the evidence analysis)
In 2015, the Academy published the 2015 Pediatric Weight Management Guideline. This Summary of Changes provides an overview of revisions to the 2007 Guideline.
Pediatric Weight Management (PWM) 2007 Major Recommendations
Altered Macronutrient Diets
Coordination of Nutrition Care
Physical Activity and Inactivity
Treatment Format Options
Monitoring and Evaluation