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Childhood Obesity: The Reality of the Epidemic

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Brett Blumenthal

Brett Blumenthal


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Childhood obesity continues to become a problem in the US. Over 30% of children are overweight and over 17% are obese. And this trend continues to rise. In this episode, we will discuss the realities of why and how our children are becoming obese, what it means for their future and our future in health care and why this is such an issue. We will also discuss ways in which we need to address it. Special Guests: Dr. Joanna Dolgoff - Author of Red Light, Green Light, Eat Right (Rodale), a book geared at helping children eat right; and Brittany Brancato with the American Diabetes Association