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Healthy Active Living

Includes specialty programs: Bariatric Surgery Program

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When it comes to weight management, every child’s needs are different.  We use a personalized approach to support your child for success in both losing weight and maintaining a healthy lifestyle.

We have one focus: kids.

The Healthy Active Living program provides comprehensive evaluation and treatment for children and teens who are overweight. Our multidisciplinary team includes a physician, psychologist, certified nurse practitioner, dietitian and exercise physiologist.

What to expect.

We will provide an initial assessment to identify barriers to treatment, determine motivation to make lifestyle changes and develop an individualized treatment plan. Follow-up visits may include some or all of the following team members: medical provider, registered dietitian, exercise physiologist, pediatric psychologist and social worker.

We offer a bariatric surgery program for severely overweight adolescents.

If you are interested in our services, please speak to your child’s physician or call the Healthy Active Living program at 330-543-5673.

Locations

Contact Healthy Active Living

330-543-5673

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Healthy Active Living
Akron Children's Hospital Healthy Active Living, Akron
Main Hospital Building
214 West Bowery Street
Orange Elevators, Suite 6400
Akron, Ohio 44308
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Healthy Active Living, Boardman
Akron Children's Hospital Healthy Active Living, Boardman
Leonard J. Fisher Family Building
6505 Market Street, Building A
Boardman, Ohio 44512
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Our Doctors/Providers

Department Heads:
Marnie Walston
Marnie Walston, MD

Medical Director, Healthy Active Living Program; Pediatrician

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Physicians/Providers:

Geoffrey Putt, PsyD

Pediatric Psychologist

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Nurse Practitioners/Physician Assistants:

Sarah Livesay, MSN, APRN-CNP

Family Nurse Practitioner

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Amy Perusek, MSN, APRN-CNP

Pediatric Nurse Practitioner

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