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Pediatric Weight Management Specialist

Board-Certified Obesity Medicine Specialists in Summerlin and Henderson, Las Vegas and Southwest Reno, Reno, NV

Pediatric Weight Management
Pediatric Weight Management services offered in Summerlin and Henderson, Las Vegas and Southwest Reno, Reno, NV

Pediatric obesity affects one in five children and teenagers, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). At Premier Physicians Weight Loss and Wellness, with locations in Las Vegas and Reno, Nevada, skilled weight management specialists like Dana Trippi, DO, Jonathan Tyler, PA-C, Erin Morledge, APRN, Sara Jordan, APRN, Ariana Mancilla, APRN, Michael Mariano, APRN, Katie Visman, DNP, and the rest of the team offer an array of pediatric weight management plans to help improve your child’s quality of life. To schedule an appointment for pediatric weight management help, call the office nearest you, or request an appointment online today. 

What is pediatric weight management?

Pediatric weight management is a medically supervised program designed for overweight and obese children and teens. Common risk factors for childhood obesity include poor dietary habits, lack of exercise, stress and mental health conditions. 

The team at Premier Physicians Weight Loss and Wellness are weight management experts that can help your child overcome the challenges of excess weight and work on a path toward better health. They help children of all ages safely move toward an ideal weight, as well as reduce their risk of diabetes, hypertension (high blood pressure) and self esteem issues. 

What are the benefits of pediatric weight management?

The benefits of pediatric weight management at Premier Physicians Weight Loss and Wellness include:

  • More energy
  • Improved self-esteem
  • Improved sports performance
  • Better mood and mental health
  • Better overall quality of life
  • Disease management
  • Reduced chronic disease risks

The Premier Physicians Weight Loss and Wellness team uses an evidence-based weight-loss program tailored to each child’s needs, medical history, and lifestyle.

Is pediatric weight management right for my child?

Any child who is overweight or obese can benefit from pediatric weight management at Premier Physicians Weight Loss and Wellness. 

The compassionate team reviews their medical history, checks vital signs, obtains scale weight and height, and determine bmi percentage using a growth chart.  They may also order blood tests before personalizing a pediatric weight loss plan.

What should I expect during pediatric weight loss?

Pediatric weight loss programs at Premier Physicians Weight Loss and Wellness often consist of the following components:

  • Health and life coaching
  • Parent involvement
  • Weight management medications ( base on medical need)
  • Exercise prescriptions
  • Custom meal plans
  • Behavior modification counseling

Your child’s provider at Premier Physicians Weight Loss and Wellness also monitors them regularly during their weight managment journey to ensure they are managed in a safe, healthy manner. They may meet with your child every 2 weeks-4 weeks depending on their treatment plan. 

You can bring your child to an in-office appointment for follow-ups or have them connect via telemedicine from the comfort of home.

To learn more about pediatric weight management at Premier Physicians Weight Loss and Wellness, call the office nearest you in Las Vegas or Reno, Nevada, or request an appointment online today.

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