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HealthyKids Wellness and Weight Management

The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources, Bureau for Public Health has been tasked by the West Virginia Legislature to create West Virginia’s first Diabetes Action plan and would like to hear from you. We are conducting a brief survey to better understand diabetes prevention, management tools, and resources available for you and your community. Responses from this survey will be kept confidential and anonymous. Thank you in advance for taking a few minutes from your day to provide valuable insight! Click here to take the survey.

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Healthy Kids is a family-based, medically-supervised program that encourages a healthy diet and active lifestyle for children and teens 5 to 18 years old. Children and their families are guided through every step of the program by doctor, dietician and nurse educator.

The program's success speaks for itself. Of the last 100 children who went through the program, 93 percent lost weight. Their average BMI range also dropped from 34.5 to 32.3 in the first eight weeks.

For more information, call (304) 388-4965.

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