Childhood Obesity

Tuesday March 5, 2013: 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm -- Downtown Library: Multi-Purpose Room

Susan Woolford, MD, MPH, and Kim. A. Eagle, M.D., M.A.C.C., present information on the childhood obesity epidemic and clinical programs that are trying to reverse the trend. Behavioral and surgical treatment options for children and adolescents with obesity will be additionally be covered, along with the use of mobile technology to enhance treatment outcomes. Information on Project Healthy Schools, a school-based program to increase physical activity and encourage healthier food choices, will be provided.

The U.S. is experiencing a childhood obesity epidemic. Over the past 30 years, childhood obesity has doubled in children and tripled in adolescents. Don't miss this important informational session that can jump start the path to a healthier life for your children.


This is quite refreshing to see how developed this topic of childhood obesity has captured the nation since the First Lady Michelle Obama has driven this epidemic.
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Deborah L. Bunkley, BS (Almost a completed MS)

this is an incredibly important topic