Dr. Jennifer Paisley, an internal medicine and pediatric physician with St. Elizabeth Health System, and Dr. Sherry Sakowitz-Sukkar, the director and Founder of Healthways Valley Center for Pediatric Wellness and Weight Management, discuss topics in pediatric obesity. Topics discussed include preventing, diagnosing, monitoring, treating, and tracking obesity in pediatric patients. The discussion touches on the role of the Covid 19 pandemic in increasing childhood obesity rates, multidisciplinary treatment options for pediatric patients, and Bariatric surgery in adolescents.
Jennifer Paisley, MD, FAAP, ABOM
Sherry Sakowitz-Sukkar, MD
Healthways Valley Center for Pediatric Wellness and Weight Management
Extended BMI Charts
Iqvia CDC Study
Future of Obesity Care in Pediatrics