Weight Management Programs – Childrens Hospital in CT

Posted: January 10, 2019 at 1:41 am

Our family-based Fit 5 weight management programs are tailored to address the specific needs of families with children of different agesFit 5 Tykes (age 3-5), Fit 5 T.E.A.M. Club (age 6-9), and Fit 5 Teens and Tweens (age 10-12 and 13-18).

We also provide individualized programming through our Individual Fit5 program as well as services for youth that need to lose weight in order to undergo a medical procedure, Superkids.

The Fit 5 programs are built around a few simple steps:

With individualized treatment plans for children and their families, Connecticut Childrens Pediatric Obesity Center team of weight management specialists offer private sessions with a patient and his or her family and group sessions for continued support in an encouraging environment. Topics covered in these sessions may include:

Connecticut Childrens Weight Management Family Advisory Board is made up of families who have participated in one of our weight management programs. They provide program insight to other patients and families, and offer feedback so that Connecticut Childrens may continually improve its programs. For more information, send an email or call 860.545.8364.

The United Way of Connecticuts Child Development Infoline serves as our partner in helping families get healthy with the support of community resources. For more information, call 1.800.505.7000.

To refer a child to Connecticut Childrens Weight Management Program, please complete this form and fax it to 860.837.6702.

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Weight Management Programs - Childrens Hospital in CT

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