Mark your calendars for our upcoming OAC Health Talk on Helping Your Child Who Has Challenges with Weight!
It can be challenging to find the right help for your child who has obesity. The first step is to understand the complex, chronic disease of obesity, how it affects children and the different treatment options available for children and adolescents. In this Health Talk, you will hear from a Professor of Pediatrics, Aaron Kelly, PhD, who will help you understand what childhood obesity is, how to talk to your child’s healthcare provider about it and the different treatment options available.
Aaron Kelly, PhD, is a Professor of Pediatrics at the Minnesota American Legion and Auxiliary Chair in Children’s Health, and the Co-Director of the Center for Pediatric Obesity Medicine at the University of Minnesota Medical School. He has over 20 years of experience conducting clinical trials for the treatment of pediatric obesity and has published over 100 peer-reviewed papers on related topics.