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Welcome to the Conversations About Care Podcast! The Institute for Healthy Childhood Weight, in partnership with Bright Futures, has created a pilot podcast series called Conversations About Care. The focus of the series is to highlight pragmatic and lively conversations between health care providers. Host, Sandy Hassink, MD, FAAP, dialogs with guests about important themes in practice associated with healthy childhood weight and related practical strategies and resources to support patient-centered care within the changing landscape of medicine and social norms. The Institute for Healthy Childhood Weight serves as a translational engine for pediatric obesity prevention, assessment, management and treatment; and moves policy and research from theory into practice in American healthcare, communities, and homes.

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United States

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Welcome to the Conversations About Care Podcast! The Institute for Healthy Childhood Weight, in partnership with Bright Futures, has created a pilot podcast series called Conversations About Care. The focus of the series is to highlight pragmatic and lively conversations between health care providers. Host, Sandy Hassink, MD, FAAP, dialogs with guests about important themes in practice associated with healthy childhood weight and related practical strategies and resources to support patient-centered care within the changing landscape of medicine and social norms. The Institute for Healthy Childhood Weight serves as a translational engine for pediatric obesity prevention, assessment, management and treatment; and moves policy and research from theory into practice in American healthcare, communities, and homes.

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English

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Episodes
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Implementing Intensive Health Behavior and Lifestyle Treatment (IHBLT)

6/2/2024
Dr. Hassink is joined by Dr. Vinny Biggs, a general pediatrician and director of the Holyoke Health Center, pediatric weight management program. Related Resources: • Pediatrician's Role in Obesity Treatment, Video (https://tinyurl.com/yzumkzve) • Capacity Assessment Checklist (https://tinyurl.com/378ar76w) • IHBLT Background (https://tinyurl.com/yfrks5ex) • IHBLT Programs (https://tinyurl.com/sb38rryr) • Healthy Weight Clinic (https://tinyurl.com/3wt6d4ve)

Duration:00:26:51

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The Built Environment and Pediatric Health: Reflections on the AAP Policy Statement

4/15/2024
Dr. Hassink is joined by Dr. Michelle J. White, MD, MPH a primary author on the new policy statement, The Built Environment and Pediatric Health. Related Resources: • Policy Statement: The Built Environment and Pediatric Health (https://tinyurl.com/5yx4wbkd) • AAP News: Community design that includes parks, safe routes, green space contributes to child health, equity (https://tinyurl.com/52re542y) • Building Healthy Places for Children to Thrive: AAP Policy Explained (https://tinyurl.com/yckxdz55) • Webinar: The Interconnection Between Obesity Physiology, Genetics and the Environment (https://tinyurl.com/bdce39uv)

Duration:00:27:47

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Helping Kids Build Healthy Active Lives: Reflections on the New AAP Clinical Report

3/1/2024
Dr. Hassink is joined by Dr. Natalie Muth and Dr. Christopher Bolling, primary authors on the new clinical report, The Role of the Pediatrician in the Promotion of Healthy, Active Living. Related Resources: • Clinical Report: The Role of the Pediatrician in the Promotion of Healthy, Active Living (https://tinyurl.com/4f2rmvuy) • AAP News: How Can You Support Patients in Healthy, Active Living? Check Out Updated Report (https://tinyurl.com/yx5sn84d) • News Release: American Academy of Pediatrics Identifies Keys to Promote Child Health and Help Families Aim for Healthier Lifestyles (https://tinyurl.com/bddcb3kn) • HealthyChildren.org: Helping Kids Build Healthy Active Lives: AAP Policy Explained (https://tinyurl.com/yf645xk9)

Duration:00:30:19

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CPG Series: Quality Improvement, Advocacy, and Obesity Care

11/9/2023
Dr. Hassink is joined by Dr. Siddiqua, a primary care pediatrician who is board certified in pediatrics and obesity medicine. She works in a private practice with her husband in Houston, Texas. Related Resources • Key Driver Diagram (https://tinyurl.com/4k2fz9dn) • AAP QI and Learning Collaboratives (https://tinyurl.com/4cnh45sv) • Capacity Checklist (https://tinyurl.com/a5xb2ea5) • Change Talk (https://tinyurl.com/f47ptse8)

Duration:00:30:10

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CPG Series: Onramp to Interoperability and Clinical Decision Support for Obesity Treatment

8/28/2023
Dr. Hassink is joined by Dr. Mona Sharifi and Dr. Dan Imler. Mona was a member of the CPG Obesity Subcommittee and is an Associate Professor of Pediatrics at Yale University School of Medicine, and of Health informatics at Yale School of Health. Dan is an Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Hospital Medicine at Stanford University, and the founder of Curbside Health. They discuss a high-level overview and introduction to the new Obesity CPG Pathway.  Related Resources: • CPG Pathway FAQ (https://tinyurl.com/4jmxm3xw) • Video Introduction to the Pathway (https://tinyurl.com/yekeb39m) • CPG Pathway Infographic (https://tinyurl.com/6vecwr3y) • CPG Pathway Opportunity Overview (https://tinyurl.com/3yvpy2jx)

Duration:00:44:56

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CPG Series: Using BMI and the Extended Growth Charts

6/28/2023
Dr. Hassink is joined by Dr. Alyson Goodman, a Commander in the U.S. Public Health Service and medical epidemiologist at the CDC who is a federal liaison to the Section on Obesity Executive Committee and was a liaison to the CPG Obesity Subcommittee. They discuss BMI, growth charts and the newly revised extended growth charts. Related Resources: • CDC Growth Charts (https://tinyurl.com/mu7mw76n) • Definition of BMI categories for children (https://tinyurl.com/yym6f6w3) • Healthcare Strategies (https://tinyurl.com/mr2xkee7) • Body Mass Index (BMI) in Children(https://tinyurl.com/bdz3cn4d)

Duration:00:27:39

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CPG Series: Comorbidities

5/9/2023
Dr. Hassink is joined by Dr. Ashley Weedn, a member of the CPG authoring subcommittee, who is also the Associate Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Oklahoma, the Medical Director of the Healthy Futures Clinic, and the Director of pediatric obesity research in the department of pediatrics. They discuss comorbid conditions associated with pediatric obesity. Related Resources: • Obesity CPG Homepage (tinyurl.com/52nz6m2m) • Obesity Self Study CME Modules (https://tinyurl.com/2p827bdj) • Clinical Flow: Assessment and Evaluation (https://tinyurl.com/3e2rf58b)

Duration:00:30:12

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CPG Series: A Community Based Multi-Disciplinary Team Approach

2/15/2023
Dr. Hassink is joined by Dr. Angela Fals, Medical Director of the Pediatric Weight and Wellness Clinic at Advent Health in Orlando, Florida. Dr. Fals is also a certified Culinary Medicine Specialist. Related Resources: • Obesity CPG Homepage • Assessing and Building Capacity • Capacity Checklist

Duration:00:31:22

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CPG Series: Building Capacity for Obesity Treatment

2/8/2023
Dr. Hassink is joined by Dr. Katie Queen, a pediatrician board certified in obesity medicine. She is the Medical Director for the Center for Weight and Nutrition for Our Lady of Lake Children’s Hospital in Baton Rouge, and works in a pediatric clinic in Bogalusa, Louisiana. Related Resources: • Obesity CPG Homepage • What is (IHBL)T? • Evaluation and Treatment Coding Card

Duration:00:36:31

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CPG Series: Partnering with a Health Educator for Obesity Treatment

2/1/2023
Dr. Hassink is joined by Dr. Natalie Muth and Cassandra Padgett. Dr. Muth is a pediatrician and Cassandra is a Senior Health Educator at the Well Clinic at Children’s Primary Care Medical Group in San Diego. Related Resources: • Obesity CPG Homepage (tinyurl.com/52nz6m2m) • Capacity Checklist (https://tinyurl.com/bdenmcj20) • Clinical Decision Support and HIT Tools – Goal Sheets (https://tinyurl.com/43ys3ze3)

Duration:00:35:32

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CPG Series: Perspectives on Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery

1/25/2023
Dr Hassink is joined by Dr. Marc Michalsky to discuss metabolic and bariatric surgery. Dr. Michalsky is the Director for the Center for Healthy Weight and Nutrition at Nationwide Children's Hospital and a Professor of Surgery at Ohio State. Related Resources: • Obesity CPG Homepage (tinyurl.com/52nz6m2m) • Is Weight-Loss Surgery Right for My Child? (https://tinyurl.com/45u7an9e) • Assessing and Building Capacity – Accredited Metabolic & Bariatric Surgery Centers (https://tinyurl.com/43ys3ze3)

Duration:00:28:18

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CPG Series: A Parent's Outlook on Obesity Treatment

1/23/2023
Dr Hassink is joined by Doug Lunsford to discuss his personal experiences as a parent of a child who underwent obesity treatment. Doug was also the parent liaison on the CPG writing committee. Doug Lunsford is the Director of Student Services in Northfolk School District, a patient representative, and an advocate. Related Resources: • Obesity CPG Homepage (tinyurl.com/52nz6m2m) • Childhood Obesity: A Complex Disease (https://tinyurl.com/3b3mm8jy) • Treatment for Obesity in Children and Teens (https://tinyurl.com/uf9j259t)

Duration:00:32:52

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CPG Series: Exploring the use of Pharmacotherapy

1/18/2023
In this episode, Dr. Hassink is joined by Dr. Claudia Fox to discuss the use of pharmacotherapy. Dr. Fox is an Associate Professor of Pediatrics, and Co-Director of the Center for Pediatric Obesity Medicine at the University of Minnesota. Dr. Fox is also a member of the Section on Obesity Executive Committee. • Obesity CPG Homepage (https://tinyurl.com/52nz6m2m) • Clinical Flow Treatment (https://tinyurl.com/2p8v4ye2) • Obesity CME Courses (https://tinyurl.com/mpj2bp7x)

Duration:00:30:38

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CPG Series: Community-Clinic Linkages

1/16/2023
In this episode, Dr. Hassink is joined by Dr. Sarah Armstrong to talk about partnering with Parks and Recreation to help facilitate healthier behavior lifestyle and treatment. Dr. Armstrong is a Professor of Pediatrics and Director of the Duke Healthy Lifestyle Clinic. She is also a member of the CPG authoring group. • Obesity CPG Homepage (https://tinyurl.com/52nz6m2m) • Assessing and Building Capacity (https://tinyurl.com/43ys3ze3) • Obesity Treatment Course (https://tinyurl.com/546a7a2h) • Capacity Checklist (https://tinyurl.com/erbbxufe)

Duration:00:30:11

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CPG Series: Patient Experiences with Obesity Treatment

1/13/2023
In this episode, we are sharing a conversation between three patients and their providers as they discuss their experiences with obesity treatment. This episode will explore how important the patient provider relationship is, tips on what makes a good interaction, and how treatment can impact a patient’s quality of life. Related Resources: • Obesity CPG Homepage (tinyurl.com/52nz6m2m) • Treatment for Obesity in Children and Teens (https://tinyurl.com/bddz69jx) • Is Weight Loss Surgery Right for My Child (https://tinyurl.com/2cbhd762)

Duration:00:43:14

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CPG Series: Integrating Obesity Treatment into your Clinic

1/11/2023
In this episode, Dr. Hassink is joined by Chris Bolling to discuss how he integrated obesity treatment into his Primary Care Clinic. Dr. Bolling is a pediatrician and founding partner at Pediatric Associates in Crestview Hills, KY. Dr. Bolling served as the Chair of the Executive Committee for the American Academy of Pediatrics Section on Obesity and the Obesity Task Force Chair for the Kentucky Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics. Dr. Bolling was also a member of the authoring CPG subcommittee. Related Resources: • Obesity CPG Homepage (tinyurl.com/52nz6m2m) • Assessment and Evaluation CME Module (https://tinyurl.com/5n6fjcb4) • Evaluation and Treatment Coding Card (https://tinyurl.com/3n6p5a2r)

Duration:00:23:35

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CPG Series: Reflections On The New Clinical Practice Guidelines For Obesity Treatment

1/9/2023
This episode is part of the CPG Implementation Podcast Series. In this episode, Dr. Hassink is joined by Dr. Sarah Hampl to discuss the release of the AAP Clinical Practice Guideline on the Evaluation and Treatment of Children and Adolescents with Obesity. Sarah is a professor of pediatrics at Children's Mercy of Kansas City and the University of Missouri Kansas City School of Medicine. She practices obesity medicine at the center for Children's Healthy Lifestyle and Nutrition and was the chair for the CPG subcommittee that wrote the new obesity guidance. Related Resources: • Clinical Practice Guideline for the Evaluation and Treatment of Children and Adolescents with Obesity (https://tinyurl.com/yc53upmr) • Obesity CPG Homepage (https://tinyurl.com/52nz6m2m) • AAP News Article (https://tinyurl.com/cfwvuu3z)

Duration:00:30:27

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CPG Podcast Series Trailer

1/9/2023
We're excited to launch a podcast series on the release of the Clinical Practice Guideline for the Evaluation and Treatment of Children and Adolescents With Obesity. Stay tuned for multiple episodes.

Duration:00:01:00

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Going Beyond Race: A Conversation on Eliminating Race-based Medicine

9/16/2022
In this episode Dr. Hassink is joined by Dr. Joe Wright, the Chief Health Equity Officer for the University of Maryland, a current member of the Board of Directors for the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), and the Chair of the AAP Board’s Committee on Equity. Dr Wright shares some highlights from the new AAP policy statement on eliminated race-based medicine, and provides ways pediatricians can continue to elevate such topics within their practice, to help move the needle towards equity in healthcare for all children. Related Resources: · Eliminating Race-based Medicine Policy Statement (https://tinyurl.com/5y5vnn44) · Stigma Experienced by Children and Adolescents with Obesity (https://tinyurl.com/ysc369st) · AAP Equity Agenda (https://tinyurl.com/3au5pvp4)

Duration:00:30:02

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Stories from the Field: Providing Obesity Care in a Rural Community

8/16/2022
In this episode Dr. Hassink is joined by Dr Stanley Sack, a pediatrician, and medical writer, out of Florida, who over the past several years has been thinking about how pediatricians in rural areas can support obesity prevention and treatment concerns. Dr Sack shares his passion for obesity prevention and care, as well as some of the successes and frustrations of working in a rural setting. Related Resources: • Dr Sack’s article in Rural Health Quarterly: Treating Obesity in Rural Children: Are there any solutions? (https://tinyurl.com/54drf6dt) • Minimizing Telehealth Technology Barriers in Rural and Underserved Communities (https://tinyurl.com/mr27bvka)

Duration:00:24:48