Video Series: Our Patients
Health Topics: Obesity
Maria was the first patient to have weight-loss surgery at Children's National.
With its multidisciplinary approach, a team developed a personalized plan for Maria. This is her story.
Learn more about the Weight-Loss Surgery (Bariatric Surgery) Program at Children's National.
Maria was the first patient to have weight-loss surgery at Children's National. With its multidisciplinary approach, a team developed a personalized plan for the teenager.
Read More of Maria's Journey
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Child psychologist, Eleanor Mackey, PhD, provides tips for parents who are concerned about their child's weight.
Michele Mietus-Snyder, MD, cardiologist and co-director of the Obesity Institute, spoke at the Washington Post's Diabetes Summit with two patients.