Helping Your Child Who Has Challenges with Weight

Thursday, September 22nd at 7 PM EST
Streaming LIVE on YouTube

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.

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Aaron Kelly, PhD

Aaron Kelly, PhD

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.

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OAC Health Talks are short (~20 minute), quarterly educational videos diving deeper into specific health topics we know our community and the public care about. They are designed to empower individuals by educating and connecting them to trusted health experts who lean on the science to provide straightforward, practical answers and insight. Our Health Talks will provide an open space that supports conversation, engages viewers in specific and relevant health topics, and lets you connect with peers while watching.


 


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