|کد مقاله||کد نشریه||سال انتشار||مقاله انگلیسی||ترجمه فارسی||نسخه تمام متن|
|2663942||1403735||2016||5 صفحه PDF||سفارش دهید||دانلود کنید|
IntroductionOur objectives were to (a) identify rates of food insecurity among patients seen in a pediatric weight management clinic and (b) test a pilot intervention to address food insecurity in the identified patients.MethodsAll new patients seen in the clinic were screened for food insecurity and Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefit status. Families with food insecurity and no SNAP benefits were asked if they wanted SNAP enrollment assistance from a partnering food bank. Those agreeing to assistance were connected to the food bank.ResultsA total of 116 new patients were evaluated in the clinic during the intervention; 28 (24%) endorsed food insecurity, and 40 (34%) were eligible for SNAP enrollment assistance. Three (8%) of the eligible patients completed the SNAP enrollment process.DiscussionFood insecurity in this pediatric weight management clinic was common. However, even when given direct access to SNAP enrollment assistance, only a small minority of patients matriculated into this program.
Journal: Journal of Pediatric Health Care - Volume 30, Issue 5, September–October 2016, Pages e11–e15