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Worst Things Parents Unknowingly Do to Overweight Kids

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Abby Ellin X Linda Frankenbach

Abby Ellin X Linda Frankenbach


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When it comes to overweight kids and teens and their families, Dr. Kerri Boutelle has seen it all!  A psychologist at UC San Diego who specializes in the causes, characterization, prevention, and treatment of childhood and adolescent obesity and eating disorders, Dr. Boutelle runs a clinical practice where she identifies innovative and cost-effective treatment strategies for obese children, their families, and their primary-physicians.

Dr. Boutelle will discuss the worst things parents often do to try and help their overweight child -- followed by tips for what does work.

What have you done to try and motivate your child to lose weight?  Did it work?  Bring your ideas and questions for Dr. Boutelle!