Monday, June 24, 2013 at 10:40 AM
About the series Young and Obese.
The causes and consequences of childhood obesity are multidimensional and the approach to helping children and their families deal with the issue must be, too.
Be Well: Young & Obese presents real-life stories of Northeast Ohio children and families struggling to lose weight and embrace healthier habits. It also highlights innovative programs and cutting-edge research taking place in our region to combat the epidemic.
From the womb to the school cafeteria, into our homes and neighborhoods, viewers explore the insidious nature of childhood obesity and the courage it takes to combat it. Doctors and public health experts also weigh in with advice and tips for parents committed to fight the fat.
Be Well: Young & Obese premieres on WVIZ/PBS ideastream Thursday, June 27 at 8:00 PM.
This list of screenings is free and include some or all of the following obesity-related tests: blood pressure, blood glucose, body mass index and cholesterol.