Making the Assessment, Management and Treatment of Obesity Come Alive in Your Practice: Child & Adolescent Obesity 2015

Pediatric Surgery

The Child & Adolescent Obesity-Prevention to Treatment Plans You Can Implement Today Course in 2015, led by directors Drs Stephanie Walsh, Mark Wulkan and Christopher Bolling, reviewed the latest in care and management of overweight and obese children.

This session, led by Dr. Victoria Rogers, discusses an algorithm to support primary care providers treat and prevent childhood obesity. Topics covered include explaining the new obesity algorithm, defining potential conditions associated with childhood obesity, obesity specific review of systems, physical exam, family history, define recommended screening laboratory tests, and clarify the stages of management and treatment.

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