The Pediatric Obesity Program at Weill Cornell Medicine uses various approaches to address the growing problem of obesity and its metabolic complications, including insulin resistance, elevated blood pressure, dyslipidemia, fatty liver, and the progression of insulin resistance to type 2 diabetes mellitus.
Our efforts range from prevention and education to understanding the causes of obesity, studying medication effects on weight gain and metabolic changes, and providing treatment options to our patients.
- An individualized management plan.
- Screening and treatment of complications of obesity and for development of diabetes for children at risk.
- Bariatric surgery screening, counseling, and post-operative management of eligible candidates.
- Counseling and management of patients at risk for obesity and its cardiovascular complications.
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