New study on Severe obesity and global developmental delay in preschool children
On February 1, the Canadian Paediatric Surveillance Program (CPSP) began a new study on Severe obesity (SO) and global developmental delay (GDD) in preschool children. Existing evidence suggests that SO and GDD may be related; however, there is very limited research into shared risk factors for SO and GDD. Assessment and treatment programs for children with each of SO and GDD are intensive and expensive, and likely do not address unique needs of children with these conditions together. Understanding the minimum incidence, risk factors and health care needs of these young children are needed to inform the development of targeted and tailored interventions and policies. For more information and to report a case, refer to the protocol and case definition.
Call for study proposals
Are you interested in submitting a new study or one-time survey proposal to the Canadian Paediatric Surveillance Program for active surveillance of low-frequency, high-impact diseases and conditions that affect Canadian children and youth. Submit by February 26, for consideration at the Spring CPSP Steering Committee meeting. For further information contact firstname.lastname@example.org
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The Canadian Paediatric Surveillance Program
The Canadian Paediatric Surveillance Program (CPSP) contributes to the improvement of the health of children and youth in Canada by national surveillance and research into childhood disorders that are high in disability, morbidity and economic costs to society, despite their low frequency. Read More.