When does severe childhood obesity become a child protection issue?

Matthew A Sabin, Zoe McCallum, Kay Gibbons, George A Werther and Joseph Proietto
Med J Aust 2009; 190 (11): . || doi: 10.5694/j.1326-5377.2009.tb02609.x
Published online: 1 June 2009

To the Editor: We read with interest the article by Alexander and colleagues on child protection issues in severe childhood obesity.1

  • Matthew A Sabin1,2
  • Zoe McCallum1,2
  • Kay Gibbons1
  • George A Werther1,2
  • Joseph Proietto2,3

  • 1 Royal Children’s Hospital, Melbourne, VIC.
  • 2 University of Melbourne, VIC.
  • 3 Weight Control Clinic, Austin Health, Melbourne, VIC.



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