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Public Comment on Draft Recommendation Statement and Draft Evidence Review: Screening for Obesity in Children and Adolescents

The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force seeks comments on a draft recommendation statement and draft evidence review on screening for obesity in children and adolescents. Based on its review of the evidence, the Task Force recommends screening for obesity in children and adolescents age 6 years and older and offering or referring them to comprehensive, intensive behavioral interventions to promote improvements in weight status. This is a B recommendation.

The draft recommendation statement and draft evidence review are available for review and public comment from November 1 through November 28, 2016, at http://www.uspreventiveservicestaskforce.org/Page/Name/us-preventive-services-task-force-opportunities-for-public-comment.

Current as of: December 2017

Internet Citation: Public Comment on Draft Recommendation Statement and Draft Evidence Review: Screening for Obesity in Children and Adolescents. U.S. Preventive Services Task Force. November 2016.
https://www.uspreventiveservicestaskforce.org/Announcements/News/Item/public-comment-on-draft-recommendation-statement-and-draft-evidence-review-screening-for-obesity-in-children-and-adolescents

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