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The Healthy Weight Program advances the prevention and treatment of childhood obesity by integrating excellence in clinical care, research, quality education and community advocacy.
The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia gathered 48 internal experts and advisors, from disciplines and divisions Hospital-wide, to develop a multidisciplinary, comprehensive and innovative program targeting pediatric obesity. The Healthy Weight Initiative launched in August 2005, renamed the Healthy Weight Program (HWP) in 2006.
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The Eisenstein family struggled to help their young daughter maintain a healthy body mass index (BMI), until they sought the help of experts in CHOP’s Healthy Weight Program.
In the Healthy Weight Program, children will work with experts from several CHOP specialties who are all dedicated to the prevention and treatment of childhood obesity.
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