Guidelines in pediatric gastroenterology, hepatologyand nutrition
Childhood obesity: a comparison between Italian(SIP/SIEDP), American (Endocrine Society) and South-Korean (Korean Society of Pediatric GastroenterologyHepatology and Nutrition) guidelines
Giulio Ippolito, Sara Vizzuso, Matilde Amatruda,Giulia Vizzari, Elvira Verduci1
1U.O. di Pediatria Dipartimento di Scienze della Salute ASST Santi Paolo e Carlo – OspedaleSan Paolo – Università
Childhood obesity has become a truly global epidemicaffecting all populations, and Countries of all incomelevels. Do different Countries across the world manage thesame disease in the same way? In this commentary acomparison between most recent Italian, North-Americanand South-Korean guidelines will be made, pointing outsimilarities and differences.