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Parents key to reducing overweight in children:Health Development Agency responds

BMJ 2004; 328 doi: (Published 15 January 2004) Cite this as: BMJ 2004;328:169
  1. Yve Buckland, chair (
  1. Health Development Agency, London WC1V 7BA

    EDITOR–The Health Development Agency is pleased that the findings of our obesity and overweight management evidence briefing have stimulated debate around these issues.1 In reply to the responses received we would like to highlight the following.

    The importance of parents in the treatment of childhood obesity is only one aspect of the findings from our evidence …

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