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Childhood obesity is a significant health problem affecting children and families throughout Indiana and across the U.S. Obesity develops when a child has gained excessive weight. This typically occurs from eating unhealthy foods, consuming large portions of food and not staying physically active. Rarely, medications or certain medical conditions can cause a child to gain weight easily. Having an unhealthy weight can lead to more health problems throughout a child’s life.
During your visit at Riley at IU Health, you and your child may meet with a physician, nurse, dietitian and child psychologist. We are a team who will help your child achieve a healthier weight, become more active, and stay motivated to accomplish his/her goals.
Your child’s provider will also make recommendations to help your child’s weight management such as:
In addition to our primary hospital location at the Academic Health Center in Indianapolis, IN, we have convenient locations to better serve our communities throughout the state.
Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology & Nutrition
575 Riley Hospital Dr
Indianapolis, IN 46202