Obesity

We're currently researching into Obesity

Obesity is becoming an increasingly critical health issue, especially so in children. Around 30 per cent of New Zealand children are overweight or obese, predisposing them to long-term, adverse health outcomes including coronary, heart disease, stroke, and diabetes among others.

The Healthy Mums and Babies (HUMBA) demonstration trial: Early childhood outcome study

The Healthy Mums and Babies (HUMBA) demonstration trial: Early childhood outcome study. Dr Christopher McKinlay & Dr Karaponi Okesene-Gafa University…

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Obesity Prevention Using Systems Science in school children and adolescents (OPUSS-schools)

Obesity Prevention Using Systems Science in school children and adolescents (OPUSS-schools) Boyd Swinburn University of Auckland In 2017, Cure Kids…

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Omega-3 supplementation during pregnancy to improve metabolic health in the children of obese mothers

Omega-3 supplementation during pregnancy to improve metabolic health in the children of obese mothers Dr Benjamin Albert University of Auckland…

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Optimising babies weight through nutritional intervention in obese mothers

A sustainable nutritional intervention in overweight mothers to reduce the cycle of obesity and its adverse effects on children.

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See how they grow: Developing and trialling an interactive Child Growth Chart for NZ children

See how they grow: Developing and trialling an interactive Child Growth Chart for NZ children Gayl Humphrey University of Auckland…

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Translational modelling to inform an evidence-based childhood obesity intervention agenda: Growing up in Australia and New Zealand

Translational modelling to inform an evidence-based childhood obesity intervention agenda: Growing up in Australia and New Zealand Melissa Wake The…

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The Whanau Pakari 5-year outcome project: does a multi-disciplinary treatment for obese children and adolescents lead to long-term healthy lifestyle change?

The Whanau Pakari 5-year outcome project: does a multi-disciplinary treatment for obese children and adolescents lead to long-term healthy lifestyle…

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Whānau Pakari: understanding barriers to engagement, participation and retention in obesity intervention for children and adolescents

Whānau Pakari: understanding barriers to engagement, participation and retention in obesity intervention for children and adolescents Dr Yvonne Anderson University…

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