"We were all ready to head out on a college tour upstate," remembers Elliot Greene. "The night before we were to leave, my son, Geoffrey, complained that he wasn't feeling so well-there was some abdominal cramping and he had no appetite.

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Pediatric Weight Management

Each child is seen by a pediatrician during every visit. The focus is on discussing healthy choices, the challenges of school food and the need to avoid drinking too much juice, fruit-flavored drinks, and sodas. Physical activity is in encouraged. Much of the counseling is geared towards the parents, families, and caregivers.

Occasionally, at the family's request, a physician may provide patients with detailed dietary plans. However, as most children cannot follow a dietary plan, recommendations are generally favored over rigid diets.

For more information or to schedule and appointment please call 718.246.8515.

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