Telemedicine, An Effective Way to Solve Childhood Obesity in Rural Areas


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A UC Davis research published in the American Journal of Medical Quality found that HEALTH-COP (Healthy Eating Active Living TeleHealth Community of Practice) improved health in rural communities throughout California.

The research asserts that using telemedicine is an effective way to manage childhood obesity in remote communities, which often have limited access to pediatric subspecialists.

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