PROACTIVE KIDS ON ABC NEWS

december 20, 2014

MELROSE PARK, Ill. (WLS) – A program called “Proactive Kids” is working to teach children and their families in west suburban Melrose Park how to make healthy changes.

Nothing Had Made a Significant Difference, Until PAK

Fearing that her then 8-year-old boy was at risk for developing diabetes, she had tried everything from having him work out with a personal trainer to meeting with a dietitian. Nothing had made a difference.

RECENT ANNOUNCEMENTS 


ProActive Kids in the ILlinois Academy of pediatrics newsletter

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proactive kids gets funded by harmony health plan/wellcare.  

click here to read the announcement!

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KIDS AND OBESITY 
August 2015 Family Time Magazine

I am often asked “what is the leading cause of childhood obesity?” and I think most people expect me to respond with one, clear, easy answer. There is not only one reason why 1 in 3 children are overweight.

PROGRAMS HELP FAMILIES GET HEALTHY TOGETHER​

Families struggling with weight issues and obesity typically don’t have the advanced degrees it takes to understand the chemical complexities of food and nutrition, but suburban hospitals might have a solution.