Increasing Parental Self-Efficacy through Education to Impact Child Health Behavior
French, Calvin J.
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<p>Childhood obesity is a major public health crisis nationally and internationally (Karnik & Danekar, 2012). The prevalence of childhood obesity has continued to increase causing a rise in several comorbidities at an early age. These comorbidities include but are not limited to hypertension, diabetes mellitus type 2, insulin rsitance, hyperlipidemia, and psychosocial problems. These chronic diseases will likely persist into adulthood.</p>
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