Pediatrics Expert Discusses New Findings on Child Weight Loss

Updated October 10, 2014

Teresa Quattrin, MD, conducted a study showing that parents who want to help their preschooler shed excess pounds may want to team up with their child. “With supervised expert guidance in a primary care setting, it’s possible to help preschoolers gain weight at a healthier pace as they grow and at the same time also help parents lose, too,” she says.