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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