Video Series: Our Patients
Health Topics: Obesity
Dr. Eleanor Mackey is a psychologist at Children's National, who works with the Obesity Institute. Learn more about Dr. Mackey.
When Renesha came to Children's at 19-years-old, she weighed 286 pounds. Now, after her treatment through the Obesity Institute, she's a self-proclaimed "health freak," encouraging her family and friends to work out and eat healthy with her.
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Child psychologist, Eleanor Mackey, PhD, provides tips for parents who are concerned about their child's weight.
Children’s National Health System researchers have uncovered evidence that obesity may have a broader impact than previously thought on inflammatory and other diseases, with belly fat more responsible than other areas of the body.
Dr. Nadler is the director of the Weight-Loss Surgery Program at Children's National.
Children's National Health System's Obesity Institute focuses on prevention, treatment, policy and education.