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Table 1 Outline of Orientation Session Topics

From: Waitlist management in a pediatric weight management clinic: implementing an orientation session

I. Why are We Concerned about Childhood Obesity?
a. Medical Comorbidities
b. Psychological Health
c. Social Functioning
II. Definition of Key Terms
a. Overweight
b. Obesity
c. Body Mass Index (BMI)
III. Measuring Success in the Healthy Lifestyle Clinic
a. Reductions in Weight / Body Fat
b. Management of Medical Comorbidities
c. Setting and Working Towards Individual and Family Goals
d. Engagement in Activities of Daily Living
IV. A Team-Based Approach: Interdisciplinary Components
a. Medicine
b. Behavioral Medicine
c. Nutrition
d. Exercise
V. Clinic Expectations of Patients and Families