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Can we enroll a child in a weight-loss program?

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Your child and the family can certainly be educated regarding a healthy diet and a healthy life style.
That should be the first step. Following a healthy diet and getting 60 minutes a day of aerobic activity daily will result in weight loss. As far as a specific program, one maybe beneficial, however, i would discuss any program with your child's doctor.

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Your child and the family can certainly be educated regarding a healthy diet and a healthy life style.
That should be the first step. Following a healthy diet and getting 60 minutes a day of aerobic activity daily will result in weight loss. As far as a specific program, one maybe beneficial, however, i would discuss any program with your child's doctor.
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Dr. Natalie Hodge
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In brief: Try Health Gaming

Mobile Health Gaming is an emerging field of medicine.
We recommend water, increased veggie intake and walking 10k steps a day. Changing your behavior is HARD! Here is a health game that will help! Commit to tracking your nutrition and weighing in weekly. Losing just 10 pounds can reverse diabetic state. Children can use an ipod! https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/personal-medicine+/id846379884?mt=8
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