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1 Pediatric Endocrine Metabolic Clinic
Betsy Schwartz, MD Pediatric Endocrinology Park Nicollet Clinic

2 Pediatric Endocrine Metabolic Clinic
Multidisciplinary team of providers Pediatric Endocrinologists Registered Dieticians Physical Therapists Family Therapist Family-based approach Evaluate and manage obesity related health conditions Focus on making healthy dietary and activity changes

3 Pediatric Endocrinologist
Evaluate and treat metabolic conditions associated with overweight and obesity Insulin resistance, pre-diabetes, type 2 diabetes Polycystic ovary syndrome Hypertension and hyperlipidemia Thyroid disease, Cushing’s disease Fatty Liver Disease Work with families on making dietary and activity changes that will improve health Medication therapy, when indicated Work closely with other members of our Park Nicollet team to provide comprehensive care Locations: St. Louis Park, Maple Grove, Burnsville, St. Cloud

4 Registered Dietician Assess quality of the family’s diet
Provide a plan for dietary change that is realistic for the whole family Eating for heart health Importance of energy balance (calories in vs. calories out) Guidance with meal planning Label reading Food portion review Regular follow-up to monitor progress and provide additional support and education

5 Pediatric Physical Therapy
Evaluate strength, balance, coordination, and cardiovascular endurance Develop an individualized home exercise program Aerobic exercise Resistance exercise Establish skills required for lifelong fitness 3 locations: Burnsville, Maple Grove, St. Louis Park

6 Family Therapist Evaluates for mental health concerns
Depression, anxiety Eating disorders Assess self-esteem and body image Help tackle negative thought patterns Helps family work together to make lifestyle changes Assess readiness for change Determine support and barriers Develop strategies and tools to stay motivated Counsels on parenting skills


8 Camp 5210 In partnership with One Heartland, Park Nicollet and HealthPartners For children with type 2 diabetes or at risk for type 2 diabetes A camp for the entire family to get healthy – all while having lots of fun! July 6-10, 2012 Friday-Tuesday Subsidized cost varies by household income $60 - $250

9 Camp 5210 Recommended Criteria
Patient (child) has Type 2 Diabetes At risk for Type 2 Diabetes (is overweight with a BMI>85th% and has one of the following): elevated glucose elevated insulin level elevated hemoglobin A1C Signs of insulin resistance First degree relative with Type 2 Diabetes A parent (guardian) must attend, siblings 7 years and older welcome

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