The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force posted today a final research plan on screening for obesity and interventions for weight management in children and adolescents. The draft research plan for this topic was posted for public comment from October 23 to November 19, 2014. The Task Force reviewed all of the comments that were submitted and took them into consideration as it finalized the research plan. To view the final research plan, please go tohttp://www.
*Blood pressure, lipid levels, and insulin resistance are secondary outcomes when reported with weight.
Abbreviations: BMI = body mass index; CV = cardiovascular; KQ = key question; QOL = quality of life.