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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
72 years experience in Preventive Medicine
Possibly some: The obsity is bad enough and reflects poor diet, particularly sugary stuff. The trouble with that is that it might make the child more emotional and c ... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Valerie Hines
16 years experience in Pediatrics
BMI 85-95%: An overweight child is a child who's body mass index (BMI) is between 85-95%le. This is calculated using his/her weight and height and then compared w ... Read More
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Park
Dr. Jay Park answered
49 years experience in Pediatrics
Yes: Obesity (overt heavy weight, body mass index over 95th percentile) at any point in childhood including infancy, puts affected children at higher risk ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
72 years experience in Preventive Medicine
STOP SUGAR: This is by far the commonest answer that i offer. See my post on my blog ? "sweet and dangerous". The blog is "oxygen, the spark of life" that you can ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience in Cardiology
Make it fun: The key to helping an overweight child exercise is to make it fun: sports! it can be as simple as a family softball game. Soccer is low impact and bu ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience in Cardiology
300 calories: Breakfast should be protein rich with some carbs and little fat. An egg (75 cal), 2 pieces of low cal toast (35 each), jelly (50 cal), and fruit like ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Szawaluk
30 years experience in Cardiology
A well : Balanced diet without the junk food and soda plus an increased activity level. Cut back on video games and tv and move more.
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience in Cardiology
Good 4 You 4 trying!: Congratulations for recognizing the problem and trying to do something about it. There is no easy answer, of course. I suggest you lead by example. Ke ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience in Cardiology
Both: No one loses weight thru exercise, only thru diet. However, exercise curbs hunger, tones muscles, maintains metabolism which tends to slow with reduc ... Read More
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
72 years experience in Preventive Medicine
All medications: Are based on the weight of the person, usually in kilograms.

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