Discussing Pediatric Obesity Trends with University of Minnesota Physicians During the COVID Pandemic

Since the beginning of the pandemic, there has been a dramatic increase in obesity rates in children. In this article, Aaron Kelly, PhD, Professor in the Division of Pediatric Epidemiology and Clinical Research at the University of Minnesota, and an expert on childhood obesity, does an interview style report to answer questions regarding current trends in pediatric obesity. He gives his opinions on how the pandemic has impacted childhood obesity, how this affects people long-term, and solutions to this problem. To read more about rising childhood obesity rates and Dr. Kelly’s responses to the interview questions, follow this link.