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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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.
Dr. Nadler is the director of the Weight-Loss Surgery Program at Children's National.
Susma Vaidya, M.D. talks about the IDEAL Clinic, part of the Obesity Institute at Children's National.