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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Michele Mietus-Snyder, MD, cardiologist and co-director of the Obesity Institute, spoke at the Washington Post's Diabetes Summit with two patients.
Child psychologist, Eleanor Mackey, PhD, provides tips for parents who are concerned about their child's weight.