Episode 28: Weight-Loss Surgery in Kids

With 1 in 3 children obese today, the option of weight-loss surgery to reduce weight and manage co-morbid conditions has increasingly become a reality. Dr. Candice sits down with Dr. Andre Teixeira, Bariatric Surgeon and Endoscopist, to discuss bariatric surgery in kids.

This episode covers:

-The epidemic of childhood obesity

-Levels of obesity

-Obesity related conditions

-Who can have the surgery

-Surgery options and outcomes

If  your family is struggling with childhood obesity, seek the help of a comprehensive, pediatric weight program.

Thank You, Dr. Andre Tiexiera!

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