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What's Health Got to Do with It?

Obesity among children and adults

Kirsty Wigglesworth

This week’s show focuses on the causes and effects of obesity in children and adults as well as weight loss treatments. Our panelists include:

  • Gabby, a patient who shared her journey of weight loss therapy.
  • Dr. Gustavo Vilalona, pediatric surgeon at Nemours Children's Health and Wolfson Children's Hospital.
  • Dr. Isaac Motomarry, bariatric surgeon at North Florida Surgery.

Then, a closer look at new pediatric obesity guidelines.

Guest: Dr. Madeline Joseph, professor of emergency medicine and pediatrics at the UF Pediatric Weight Management Center.

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Kathy Waterman joined WJCT News 89.9 as associate producer after graduating from the University of North Florida with a degree in multimedia journalism. She was previously a production intern on the station's talk shows.