Childhood obesity treatment: case studies

Family-Based Interventions in the Prevention and Management of Childhood Overweight and Obesity: An International Review of Best Practices, and a Review of current Irish Interventions

The aim of this review is “to identify current family-based practice internationally for the prevention and treatment of childhood overweight and obesity and to examine current Irish Programmes so that best practice recommendations can be drawn up.” See more

Cost-effectiveness of intensive inpatient treatment for severely obese children and adolescents in the Netherlands; a randomized controlled trials (HELIOS)

This paper presents “the design of a randomized controlled trial comparing the cost-effectiveness of two itnensive one-year inpatient treatments to each other and to usual are for severely obese children and adolescents.” See more

Family-based behavioural treatment of childhood obesity in a UK National Health Service setting: randomized controlled trial

The objective of this randomised controlled trial was “to examine the acceptability and effectiveness of 'family-based behavioural treatment' (FBBT) for childhood obesity in an ethnically and social diverse sample of families in a UK National Health Service (NHS) setting.” See more

Reducing childhood obesity in Poland by effective policies

The purpose of this report was “to faciliate the development of an action plan and implementation of the strategy dimensions around childhood obesity by providing evidence-based policy options adapted to the national context.” See more

The Malaysian Childhood Obesity Treatment Trial (MASCOT)

The primary aim of the study is “to describe a behavioural family-centred, group-based treatment programme for childhood obesity in Malaysia - the MASCOT.” See more

Process evaluation of an up-scaled community-based child obesity treatment program: NSW Go4Fun®

This paper “describes the up-scaling of Go4Fun in New South Wales and the characteristics of the population it has reached and retained since inception in 2009,including characteristics of children who completed and did not copmlete the programme.” See more

Effectiveness of a Multi-Component Intervention for Overweight and Obese Children (Nereu Program): A Randomized Controlled Trial

The objective of this study was “to evaluate the effectiveness of the Nereu Program in improving anthropometric parameters, physical activity and sedentary behaviours, and dietary intake.” See more

Small country case stories in intersectoral action for health

The Nereu Programme in Andorra is showcased in this publication of case stories on intersectoral action for health. See more

Laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass in adolescents with severe obesity: a prospective five-year Swedish nationwide study (AMOS)

The objective of this study was “to report outcomes over 5 years in adolescents follow Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (RYGB) or conservative treatment in a Swedish nationwide prospective non-randomised controlled study, with an additional matched adult comparison group undergoing RYGB.” See more