Ebru News - Childhood Obesity Rates Fall For First Time in Decades

 – August 7, 2013  –– 

Christopher Ochner, MD, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine at The Mount Sinai Medical Center, said that despite the drop in obesity rates in two to four year-olds, the numbers are still staggering, especially in adolescents. "Ages 5 – 17 are where the rates have been double and triple the rate of increase in obesity in adults."
-Dr. Christopher Ochner, Assistant Professor, Pediatrics, Psychiatry, Adolescent Medicine, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
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