The Center for Healthy Weight and Nutrition offers a comprehensive approach to weight management in children, including programs for both prevention and treatment.
The Assessment Clinic at the Center for Healthy Weight and Nutrition is the first step for children and teens who struggle with being overweight.
The Center for Healthy Weight and Nutrition offers three medical weight loss programs for children and adolescents who struggle with being overweight:
The bariatric surgery program at Nationwide Children's was the first free-standing adolescent bariatric surgery center in the U.S. to be accredited by the American College of Surgeons Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program (MBSAQIP).
The Ounce of Prevention toolkit was introduced to address the growing epidemic of childhood obesity.
Fitness and Nutrition Club partners with programs to implement a fitness and nutrition curriculum that is comprehensive, evidence-based, and developmentally appropriate for students of all ages.
The Primary Care Obesity Network (PCON) is a network of primary care providers in Central Ohio linked to the Center for Healthy Weight and Nutrition at Nationwide Children’s Hospital.