Lipid Clinic

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Phone. 937-641-3444

Lead physician: James Ebert, MD

Diagnoses Treated

  • High cholesterol
  • High triglycerides
  • Insulin resistance syndrome (this is a prediabetic condition involving high triglycerides, high blood pressure, obesity, high fasting insulin level)
  • Comorbidities of obesity

Services Provided

  • Medical nutrition therapies
  • Exercise prescription
  • Lifestyle changes
  • Individual medical assessment of risk factors and comorbidities of being overweight

The goal of the therapy is modification of risk factors. Under certain conditions, an inpatient program is available.


Clinic

Every Tuesday and Thursday, Wednesday afternoons

Frequently Asked Questions 

What happens at the visit?
The physician provides a full physical evaluation, reviews all preordered laboratories and offers medical nutrition analysis. The lipid clinic team provides assessment, further testing and initiates a treatment plan.

What other tests?
After evaluation, tests for exercise tolerance, sleep apnea, cardiac function (echocardiogram), and oral glucose tolerance may be ordered.

Why all these tests?
These tests will allow us to design the best treatment option for your child.

What are the treatments offered at the lipid clinic?
We offer specially designed dietary plans for each child. A full exercise prescription is also provided based on the child's ability and/or medical condition. Other treatments, such as medication, an inpatient program or surgery are discussed on an individual basis.

The Lipid Clinic Team

  • Pediatricians with additional training in management of lipid disorders and obesity.
  • Nurses, Dietitians, medical assistants and office staff specially trained in treatment of patients and families with obesity related concerns.

Referral Process

Phone: 937-641-4000
Fax: 937-641-4500
Online

Monday - Friday, 7:30 am - 7:00 pm

Locations

Related to : Gastroenterology, Endocrinology, Sleep Medicine.

 

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