Use social media like TikTok to educate youth on obesity

News-Medical.Net May 14, 2024, 02:00 PM UTC

Summary: Dr. Antonella Franceschelli highlights the urgent need to use TikTok and social media to educate young people about obesity. Globally, obesity rates in children and adolescents have quadrupled since 1990. Italy faces a high childhood obesity rate of nearly 40%. Dr. Franceschelli's TikTok videos on obesity treatment garnered over 4.6 million views, emphasizing the potential of social media for disseminating scientific information effectively.

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