Zhanghua Chen, MD, on How Asthma Affects Obesity in Children

 

Zhanghua Chen, MD, discusses the role of primary care providers in diagnosing asthma in children, as well as the results of her study, "Effects of Childhood Asthma on the Development of Obesity among School-aged Children."

 

Additional Resource:
Chen Z, Salam MT, Alderete TL, et al. Effects of childhood asthma on the development of obesity among school-aged children. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2017;195(9):1181-1188. https://doi.org/10.1164/rccm.201608-1691oc

 

Zhanghua Chen, MD, is a research associate of environmental health at the Keck School of Medicine at the University of Southern California.

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