Discussion III: Weight Management and Energy Balance Select and…
Discussion III: Weight Management and Energy Balance
Select and answer one of the following questions concerning nutrition, weight management, energy balance, and health:
Consider an obese child, age 12, whom doctors recommend for surgery. What factors should be taken into consideration when deciding whether or not the child should have surgery?
Will rates of gastric surgery among adolescents be likely to increase or decrease in the future? Why or why not?