Why Childhood Obesity Matters

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  • Sugary Drinks’ Role
  • The Stigma of Being Obese
  • See Your Doctor
  • The Answer Begins With Adults
  • What’s the White House Doing?
  • September Is Childhood Obesity Awareness Month!
  • What Is Childhood Obesity?
  • Why Is It a Serious Epidemic?
  • Numbers Don’t Lie
  • What Causes Obesity Among Kids?

See Your Doctor

Hearing that your kid needs to lose weight isn’t easy, but it’s important to be open to your doctor’s diagnosis and to understand that obesity is a serious problem. The doctor is going to ask a lot of questions about your child’s lifestyle, please know that this is not an attack against you, but a way for them to better access how to address your child’s weight loss plan. 

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