Key clinical point: The Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) is helping reduce obesity among young children enrolled in it.
Major finding: Obesity prevalence among children aged 2-4 years enrolled in WIC during 2010-2016 significantly decreased in 41 of 56 (73%) states and territories.
Study details: The study looked at obesity rates in more than 12 million children aged 2-4 years enrolled in WIC.
Disclosures: Dr. Pan and coauthors had no financial disclosures.
Pan L et al. MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep. 2019 Nov 22;68(46):1057-61.