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.
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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Learn about bariatric (weight-loss) surgery for children and teens at our teen-centered Bariatric Surgery Program.
The Obesity Institute helps families prevent and manage obesity, ensuring the best chance for a healthier future.
Maria was the first patient to have weight-loss surgery at Children's National. Hear her talk about her experiences.
Erika Davies, MS, RD, LD, an endocrinology dietitian at Children's National, discusses healthy after-school snacks and appropriate portion sizes for diabetic children.