Center for Obesity and its Consequences in Health
The C.O.A.C.H. Clinic is a family centered, multi-disciplinary outpatient clinic designed to prevent and treat obesity in children and teens through lifestyle changes.
The C.O.A.C.H. Clinic will require a strong commitment and readiness to make changes--on the part of both you and your child/teen. Patients referred to C.O.A.C.H. Clinic receive care and counseling over the course of their visits. The visits will range from monthly to quarterly to complete the program. In order to take part in our clinic, patients should be:
- Between the ages of 2-18
- Overweight (BMI greater than the 85th percentile) plus one or more co-morbidity
- Obese (BMI greater than the 99th percentile)
- Have a Parent/Guardian willing to participate along with the child/teen
- Motivated and ready to make changes