Designed for children age 6-18, ENERGIZE! consists of a family-centered approach to making healthy lifestyle changes in an attempt to prevent weight-related health problems, including type 2 diabetes, prediabetes, and cardiovascular disease. Patients will receive an initial health behavior evaluation as well as ongoing education and support. Based on need and motivation levels, each family will be enrolled in one of the following options: A community-based, 12-week exercise and educational program that meets three times a week and includes group healthy lifestyle education and fitness programs.
Individual medical nutrition therapy and healthy lifestyle education sessions, including individual meal and fitness plans.