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In the Media

Obesity is Challenging for Families, but Early Intervention is Key - June 7, 2011
Obesity Institute’s Nazrat Mirza Talks about the IDEAL Clinic on Tell Me More 

Children's National Featured on NBC Nightly News - June 6, 2011
Making a Difference Pediatrician Yolandra Hancock and the Step Up For Health Program aim to prevent obesity

Weight-Loss Surgery for Teens - May 17, 2011
Evan Nadler and Eleanor Mackey, of the Obesity Institute, talk to about the growing number of adolescents having weight-loss surgery.

Childhood Obesity in Washington, DC. - April 27, 2011
Listen to WAMU’s in-depth series, featuring pediatrician Yolandra Hancock, dietitian Kelly Sinclair, and psychologist Eleanor Mackey 

Girls Hitting Puberty Earlier than Ever - April 14, 2011
USA Today

Tips for Parenting an Overweight Child - February 22, 2011
The Washington Post
Pediatrician Nazrat Mirza and psychologist Eleanor Mackey offer guidance

Children's Weight-Loss Surgery for Teens - November 24, 2010
Dr. Evan Nadler, co-director of the Obesity Institute, and his patient talk about weight loss

Tackling childhood obesity is very complex - June 24, 2010
The Washington Post
Evan Nadler tells the Washington Post about the challenges of treating children with weight struggles 

Evan Nadler, MD discusses weight loss surgery - February 15, 2010
The New York Times
Evan Nadler, MD, co-director of the Obesity Institute and director of the Bariatric Surgery Program, discusses the emerging field of bariatric surgery for young patients.

Pediatrician Nazrat Mirza has been leading efforts to combat childhood obesity among Latinos in DC - May 22, 2008
The Washington Post
Read about some success stories in the Washington Post


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