Childhood Obesity Ongoing Care
“We Can" – evaluated for incorporation into the WellStar Pediatric Practices —combines health knowledge, diet and exercise. We Can! (Ways to Enhance Children's Activity & Nutrition) is a national movement designed to give parents, caregivers, and entire communities a way to help children aged eight to 13 years old stay at a healthy weight. It is sponsored by the National Heart Blood and Lung Institute.
WellStar offers long-standing, community-based pediatricians who are close to home and trained to:
- Help you determine healthy lifestyles for your child and useful ways to role model your choices
- Offer advice to prevent or treat obesity, illnesses and injuries
- Provide early and appropriate care of acute illness to prevent its progression
- Guide you in anticipating your child’s needs from birth to adulthood