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APSA Committees carry out a number of different critical functions for the association. 

The mission of the Childhood Obesity Committee is to increase APSA member awareness and understanding about the myriad health, safety, advocacy, scientific, and treatment issues related to pediatric obesity. To educate about the effects of explicit and implicit bias directed to obese children and adolescents.

Heavy Facts on Childhood Obesity

Tips from APSA’s Childhood Obesity Committee on talking to parents and patients. View the tips.