A recent poll shows that parents think they know a heavy child when they see one… just not when it’s their own. Maybe their just blinded by their love. Or is it simple ignorance of what is a healthy or unhealthy weight?
Eight-four percent of the parents indicated that they think it’s ‘very important’ for doctors to address obesity with adolescents during checkups. What the other 16 percent were thinking is a bit confounding.
December 21st, 2007