Video Series: Our Team
Health Topics: Obesity
Susma Vaidya, M.D. talks about the IDEAL Clinic, part of the Obesity Institute at Children's National.
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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Erika Davies, MS, RD, LD, an endocrinology dietitian at Children's National, discusses healthy after-school snacks and appropriate portion sizes for diabetic children.
Children's National Health System's Obesity Institute focuses on prevention, treatment, policy and education.