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research overview Dr. Laroche is a combined Internal Medicine/Pediatric Physician and a child and adult weight management specialist. Her research focuses on community and family approaches to obesity prevention and treatment. She works in partnership with community-based organizations to design interventions for families. These interventions support healthy behaviors while also addressing the social needs and circumstances that influence those behaviors. She has also done research on interventions in micro-environments to improve dietary behaviors including concession stands and cafeterias and research on how parents and children influence one another's health behaviors. She is also working with other weight management physicians on research to improve weight management treatment for children and address weight stigma. Recently she has also been researching how best to connect patients to community resources to address social determinants of health.

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Academic Article Adult fat intake associated with the presence of children in households: findings from NHANES III.
Academic Article What about the children? The experience of families involved in an adult-focused diabetes intervention.
Academic Article When adults with diabetes attempt to drink less soda: resulting adult-child interactions and household changes.
Academic Article Children's roles in parents' diabetes self-management.
Academic Article Changes in diet behavior when adults become parents.
Academic Article Weight gain among men and women who have a child enter their home.
Academic Article Concession stand makeovers: a pilot study of offering healthy foods at high school concession stands.
Academic Article Healthy Concessions: High School Students' Responses to Healthy Concession Stand Changes.
Academic Article College Cafeteria Signage Increases Water Intake but Water Position on the Soda Dispenser Encourages More Soda Consumption.
Academic Article Calibration of the global physical activity questionnaire to Accelerometry measured physical activity and sedentary behavior.
Academic Article Is There a Spillover Effect of Targeted Dietary Change on Untargeted Health Behaviors? Evidence From a Dietary Modification Trial.
Academic Article Diet and physical activity changes among low-income families: perspectives of mothers and their children.
Academic Article Leading by Example: Association Between Mother and Child Objectively Measured Physical Activity and Sedentary Behavior.
Academic Article Resource mobilization combined with motivational interviewing to promote healthy behaviors and healthy weight in low-income families: An intervention feasibility study.

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