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Vanderbilt Pediatric Weight Management Services

 

For children with a Body Mass Index greater than or equal to the 95th percentile for age and sex with specific comorbidities, we offer weight management services at Children’s Hospital at the Pre-diabetes, Lipid and refractory obstructive sleep apnea (ROSA) clinics.

Following are the criteria for referrals to these clinics.

Diabetes Clinic

Referrals to the Diabetes Clinic are for children with HgbA1C greater or equal to 5.9, or fasting glucose greater or equal to 100.

Refer to the Pre-Diabetes clinic by calling (615) 322-7842

Lipid Clinic

Referrals to the Lipid clinic are for children with elevated fasting lipid levels meeting these criteria:

  • Family history of premature
  • Total cholesterol >200
  • Triglycerides >250
  • HDL <35
  • LDL >130

Refer to the Lipid clinic by calling (615) 936-1450

ROSA Clinic

For the ROSA clinic, children should have refractory obstructive sleep apnea, meeting these criteria:

  • Documented tonsillectomy and adenoidectomy
  • Documented obstructive sleep apnea on polysomnography

Refer to the ROSA clinic by calling (615) 936-8176


Last Edited: November 29, 2017
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