Children’s Heart Center Nevada’s
Healthy Hearts Program is a comprehensive, family-based, pediatric weight management program for families with overweight children. The goal of the program is to promote healthy lifestyles for the entire family with an emphasis on modifying behaviors, improving eating habits, increasing physical activity and improving self-esteem.
How can this program benefit your family?
The goal of the program is to promote healthy lifestyles for the entire family.
Why is it important to maintain a healthy lifestyle?
Being overweight poses serious health risks including high cholesterol, high blood pressure, heart disease and type 2 diabetes. Recognizing and treating overweight children early is crucial to making important dietary and lifestyle changes that will keep them healthy well into adulthood.
This is how our program works:
Your child will undergo a medical evaluation with one of our cardiologists.
Your child will receive nutrition counseling with one of our Registered Dietitians.
If eligible, your child may then enroll into our 12-week program which includes supervised exercise, nutrition education and behavior modification therapy.
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