Obesity


Resources

 

Resource Services Provided Contact Website & Forms
WakeMed Energize Intensive family based nutrition and exercise program for children with metabolic syndrome or at risk for metabolic syndrome 919-350-5955 Energize website
Duke Children's
Healthy Lifestyles
Multi-disciplinary referral clinic for pediatric weight management. 919-620-5356
866-530-5356
919-471-6930(f)
Duke Children’s Healthy Lifestyles website
Referral Form
UNC Pediatric
Cardiology
Evaluation of pediatric patients for cardiovascular disease. Patients referred with base diagnosis of overweight or obese presenting with hypercholesterolemia, hypertension and hyperlipidemia. 919-966-4601 UNC Pediatric Cardiology website
Wake County WIC Nutritional education and counseling for families and their children<5 years of age, food assistance, Farmers Market Nutrition Program, breast-feeding supplies. 919-250-4720 WIC website
Wake County WIC website
WIC Referral form
Wake County WIC's "Ready to Change" Program Nutrition and exercise classes for all WIC participants and also available to non-income eligible children between 1 and 5 years. 919-250-4720 WIC Ready to Change Referral form
Johnston County WIC Nutritional education and counseling for families and their children<5 years of age, food assistance, breast-feeding support. 919-989-5255 Johnston County WIC website
Parks & Recreation Public greenways, community centers with fitness facilities, specialized recreation, athletics, teams and leagues, aquatics, tennis.   Wake County Parks and Rec website
Johnston County Parks and Rec website
YMCA of the Triangle Exercise and classes for the entire family. Sports leagues, camp programs for youth, nutritionist and personal training programs, swim teams and swimming lessons   YMCA website
Boys & Girls Clubs Sports, fitness, recreation, arts, education, career, health & life skills programs.   Wake County Boys and Girls Club website
Boys and Girls Club of Johnston County website
Academy of Nutrition
and Dietetics
Access to nutrition information and search for dietitians in your area. No independent dietitian can bill Medicaid.   AND website
CCWJC Provider tools, Clinicians Reference Guide CCWJC website
My Eat Smart Move
More
Consumer website offering the tips for healthier eating and increasing physical activity.   My Eat Smart Move More website
EFNEP Families
Eating Smart and
Moving More
Offers free nutrition classes for low income families with children. 919-250-1114 EFNEP website
Referral form
Wake County
Suzanne van Rijn
EFNEP Ext. Assoc.
Suzanne_van_rijn@ncsu.edu
Ph: 919-515-8789
Johnston County
Stephanie McDonald-Murray
EFNEP Ext. Assoc.
Stephanie_mcdonald@ncsu.edu
Ph: 910-296-2143 ext 4005
AHA Advocates Advocates for health in action provides information on where to access healthful food and physical activities in
Wake County
  AHA Advocates website