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Dayton Children’s Healthy Me program is committed to helping patients develop a healthy, active lifestyle. Our team is lead by pediatricians and nurse practitioner with additional training in obesity in children. The team also includes nurses, dietitians, office staff and medical assistants who are trained in helping patients and their families lead an active lifestyle.

 

contact us requesting an appointment

The healthy me clinic is available by phone at 937-641-4675 from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm Monday through Friday. 

A physician referral is necessary prior to the child’s first outpatient visit. All follow up appointments will be made during your clinic visit or by calling central scheduling at 937-641-4000.

Healthy Me

Angela Butts, PNP

Healthy Me, lipid clinic
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Melissa King, DO

Healthy Me, lipid clinic
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Ann E. Burke, MD

Healthy Me, hospital medicine, lipid clinic
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conditions we treat:

high cholesterol

Most parents probably don't think about what cholesterol means for their kids. But high levels of cholesterol can cause many other health problems.

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high triglycerides

Triglycerides store energy until the body needs it. If the body holds on to too many triglycerides, blood vessels can get clogged and cause health problems. If your child’s care provider suspects high triglycerides they will order a blood test.

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insulin resistance syndrome

Insulin resistance syndrome is a prediabetic condition involving high triglycerides, high blood pressure, obesity and high fasting insulin level. If your child’s care provider suspects insulin resistance they will order a blood test.

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diseases or disorders of obesity

In the United States, 1 out of 3 kids are now considered overweight or obese. Obesity can lead to many other health complications as well.

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fatty liver disease

gender diversity support group

Youth who are gender questioning, transgender and gender non-conforming are welcome to attend these free drop-in support groups!

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