Date Approved

2016

Date Posted

12-19-2016

Degree Type

Open Access Senior Honors Thesis

Department

Nursing

First Advisor

Angela Lukomski

Second Advisor

Julie Slack

Abstract

This paper will examine obesity and the multitude of methods for a healthcare professional to help influence their patients using health promotion techniques for those who are at risk for obesity. This paper will discuss the pathophysiology of obesity as well as childhood obesity risk factors that pertain to this disease. This paper will investigate the nursing interventions being used today to combat childhood obesity within the following settings; school, in-patient, and clinic.

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